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Government guidance
The latest government guidance for childcare settings during the COVID-19 outbreak is included in your early years and childcare web pages. Please see the coronavirus information section for childcare providers.
Advice, training and support for childcare professionals
Early years provider update forum summer 2021
Early years are pleased to invite you to watch our providers update, summer 2021. This video includes updates about:
  • the Family Information Directory (FID) and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) information
  • a request for you to tell us about your recruitment and retention issues 
  • early years Communication, Language and Literacy project update 
  • Communication, Language and Literacy programme offer – 0 to 5 focus 
  • support for children in care - pre-school provision update
  • early years workforce development 
  • transition to school 
  • family hubs ‘starting school’ sessions across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.
Early years providers update video
Transition grant reminder

A reminder that providers are invited to submit expressions of interest for transitions support grant funding by midday on Friday 16 July. If you would like to find out more about the grant please join us for a virtual briefing session on Monday 12 July 6.30 to 7.30pm.

To register for the briefing session please click the Eventbrite link. Further details of the grant funding can be found in the attachment below. 
Transitions support grant information
Email Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme with any queries
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