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    Latest documents – statutory and guidance


    Inspection documents

    Early Years Foundation Stage (2014) – statutory framework for all early years providers –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...ation_note.pdf

    Early Years EY and Childcare Registration handbook (2016) – Annex C contains the rules for registration on the Childcare Register (over 5s) -
    https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...g_handbook.pdf

    Common Inspection Framework (2015) – the inspection handbook for all providers –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...arly_years.pdf

    Early Years Inspection handbook (2015) – the inspection handbook for early years –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...n_handbook.pdf

    Inspecting safeguarding in the early years (2016) – the inspection handbook for safeguarding –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...s_settings.pdf

    The ‘inspecting safeguarding’ document should be read in conjunction with this blog from Ofsted –
    https://educationinspection.blog.gov...ked-questions/

    Ofsted inspection focus for 2017 –
    http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/nurser...later-learning

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    Safeguarding and child protection

    Working together to safeguard children (2015) – you should have a copy of this document on your computer (it’s huge – I advise against printing it) -
    https://www.gov.uk/government/public...rd-children--2

    What to do if you are worried a child is being abused (2015) – you should have a copy of this document on your computer (or know where to find it) –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/public...eing-abused--2

    Information sharing advice for practitioners (2015) – you need to know where to find this if needed –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...ctitioners.pdf

    Prevent Duty (2015) –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...nteractive.pdf

    Free Prevent Duty training course (good practice) –
    http://course.ncalt.com/Channel_Gene.../01/index.html

    British values guidance –
    http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/20...e-early-years/

    FGM mandatory reporting information (2016) –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...ov16_FINAL.pdf

    Free FGM training course (good practice) –
    http://www.safeguardingchildrenea.co...line-training/

    You should have the website link for your Local Safeguarding Children Board in your computer files and check the website regularly for updates.

    Online safety advice to share with parents –
    https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-...online-safety/

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    Teaching, learning and development documentation

    2 year progress check ‘know how guide’ –
    http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/fi...-How-Guide.pdf

    Development Matters (2012) – useful for planning ideas and information about the learning characteristics –
    http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/fi...NT-AMENDED.pdf

    Early Years Outcomes (2013) – Ofsted’s tracker of choice –
    http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/fi...s_Outcomes.pdf

    You will find advice about tracking children’s progress in this thread –
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/inde...9093467778723/

    What to expect, when? (2015) - guide to children’s progress for parents –
    http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/fi...2015v4WEB1.pdf

    This guidance is available to purchase from here –
    https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk...parents-guide/

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    Childminder specific documentation

    Childminder ratios clarification –
    http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/fi...Ratios_FAQ.pdf

    Complaints policy and procedures guidance –
    http://www.childmindinghelp.co.uk/fr...formsarah.html

    Safeguarding and child protection policy and procedures guidance (updated 05.2015) –
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/inde...9765447378196/.

    FREE childminder paperwork from Childcare.co.uk –
    https://www.childcare.co.uk/free-childminder-paperwork

    Childminder Organiser for 2017 - FREE from Childcare.co.uk -
    https://www.childcare.co.uk/informat...nder-organiser

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    Other useful links

    Guidance on the use of plug socket covers (2016) –
    http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/20...on-in-england/

    Dangers of using food for play (2016) –
    http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/20...nvolving-food/

    Tooth brushing guidance (2016) –
    http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/20...ing-resources/

    Guidance on infection control (2016) –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...in_schools.pdf

    DfE medication clarification (2016) –
    http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/20...ears-settings/

    Safer Food Better Business for childminders –
    https://www.food.gov.uk/sites/defaul...nders-pack.pdf

    Ofsted parents poster (2014) –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/public...ents-childcare

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    Tax – money – expenses

    Tax free childcare (2017) –
    https://childcare-support.tax.service.gov.uk/

    Tax free childcare – guidance for providers (2016) –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/t...rs-should-know

    HMRC childminder expenses (2016) –
    https://www.gov.uk/hmrc-internal-man...anual/bim52751

    ICO registration clarification from Ofsted (2016) –
    http://www.childmindinghelp.co.uk/fo...12-5-16-a.html
    Register here – https://ico.org.uk/registration/new

    30 hours funding – my latest guidance (2016) –
    https://www.childcare.co.uk/download...rs-funding.pdf

    If you need something and it is not listed here, please ask! Thank you

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    Brilliant, thanks Sarah!!

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    Excellent, thank you.

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    This is great - Thank you!

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    Thanks Sarah x

 

 

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