A list of useful information, resources and articles on all aspects of the Early Years:

Help Paying for Childcare

There are various schemes available to support families with their childcare costs, including:

  • Tax-Free Childcare for working families with children up to 11 years old.
  • Claim back up to 85% of the cost for working families on Universal Credit.
  • Claim back up to 70% of the costs for working families on Tax Credits.

As well as:

  • 2-Year Funding (up to 15 hours per week) for families getting certain government support.
  • 3-Year Funding (up to 15 hours per week) for all families.
  • 3-Year Extended Funding (up to 15 additional hours per week) for working families.

Further details can be found here: https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/using-childcare-schemes-together/

Early Movers

A new website offering tips for Early Years Practitioners and parents on delivering physical development opportunities to children:

Safeguarding Children and Young People

Information and guidance on Safeguarding children and young people:

Concerns Around Child Abuse

What to Expect in the Early Years Foundation Stage

A useful guide on your child’s development
Foundation Stage Development

Potty Training

Support and advice on potty training:

Chartwells School Meals

Our hot lunches are provided by Chartwells. When ordering, please use “Caterpillars” as the class name: