The Information & Childcare Team offer advice and support to practitioners, parents and carers on the many issues surrounding childcare and Early Years across Warrington. The team includes:
An Early Years Quality Support offer - delivering Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) support to childcare providers and promoting high quality provision across the borough by supporting providers with their quality, business and training needs.
Early Years Childcare Development Officers - Supporting childminders and out of school providers, as well as providing a comprehensive CPD programme.
Area SENDCo and SENDCo outreach
Early Education Funding (EEF) team making funding available for;
- All 3 and 4 year olds accessing 15 hours
- Certain 3 and 4 year olds can access an additional 15 hours (30 hours) if their parents meet certain criteria
- Some 2 year olds subject to eligibility criteria
The funding enables children to access up to 30 hours per week of high quality early education, at a pre-school, private day nursery, maintained nursery class/school or childminder. For more detailed information contact the Early Education Funding Team