Tag Archives: Sure Start Children’s Centres

Release of Government documents and consultations

There has been a recent flurry of Government documents and consultations which we would like to bring to your attention. The Role of the Local Authority, Best Practice for a Sure Start: The Way Forward for Children’s Centres, Consultation on … Continue reading

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Families in the Foundation Years

The Department for Education (DfE) and the Department of Health (DoH) have published a collection of information and resources that set out the Government’s vision for the foundation years. The foundation years are critically important for children and their families, … Continue reading

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Draft ‘core purpose’ for Sure Start Children’s Centres published – have your say

A discussion document on the core purpose of Sure Start Children’s Centres has been developed by the Department for Education with co-production partners in local authorities, children’s centres and the wider early years sector. The Dfe is inviting you to … Continue reading

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Securing the future for Sure Start Children’s Centres

A decision has been made to secure the future of children’s centres in Hampshire Following a three month public consultation, revised proposals on changes to how Hampshire’s children’s centres are managed were agreed by the Executive Lead Member for Children’s Services, Councillor Roy … Continue reading

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Are you celebrating National Family Week?

National Family Week 2011 starts on 30 May and runs during Summer half term. It is the UK’s biggest celebration of family life, and the perfect opportunity for early years settings to organise fun events for  parents and carers. For … Continue reading

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Summer term training courses – spaces available!

Have you arranged your training for the summer term yet? There are a number of places available on our summer term 2011 short courses (Continuous Professional Development). Please visit www.hants.gov.uk/eecu-short-term-cpd to find a suitable course and get yourself booked on.

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Spring term news for providers from SfYC

Attention everyone working in a childcare setting in Hampshire. An update of what’s going on at Services for Young Children is available in the form of an online newsletter. Catch up on the latest news: How SfYC will support providers … Continue reading

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New and improved Hampshire Family Information Directory

The Hampshire Family Information Directory (FID) has recently undergone several changes due to the removal of the national DirectGov childcare search. The FID will now provide information exclusively from Hampshire, along with a number of other improvements including: an enhanced … Continue reading

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