Welcome to the monthly bulletin from SfYC.
Every month we will send you a bulletin full of links to useful information and updates. Please check during the month for more urgent news and updates.
• Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Important changes and update service
• Reminder – Applications for the Two year old Capital and Revenue grants – deadline midnight 28 July 2013
Please see article for links to details.
• Business Email Accounts
Please remember to monitor your email account and delete items from the inbox, sent items and deleted items as we are getting occasions where emails are not getting through and bouncing back. If you need help in accessing your account please contact your local office: http://www3.hants.gov.uk/childrens-services/childcare/useful-contacts/sfyc-local-offices.htm
• Reminder – Deferred entry arrangements
With the start of the new school year in September, if you are considering offering children a place under the deferred entry scheme, please find information about this on the SfYC website: http://www3.hants.gov.uk/childrens-services/childcare/parents/cis/eye/eye-eligibility.htm or contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any individual queries not covered by the guidance.
• Basingstoke and Deane SfYC and Portage Local Offices
New contact details can be found here
• Parent Champions Volunteers
From September 2012 until March 2013, Services for Young Children have been piloting schemes in the Havant and Fareham children’s centres cluster areas for volunteer ‘Parent Champions’. Please click for further information.
• Rural Early Years Education Focus Group
If you are a provider that is offering services to a rural community, we would like to offer you the opportunity to join in a Focus Group discussion. Click for further details