Reminder EYP, EYT and Graduate network running (Wednesday 22nd March) – Topic for discussion workforce strategy. Time: 7pm to 9pm Venue: Choppington Social Welfare.
Thanks to those who have already expressed an interest. If you would like to attend or require any further information please contact Theresa Iley (01670) 622743 firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Years Facebook – We are sharing some very interesting and exciting information and conversations via our Early Years Facebook group, please do sign up by following this link https://goo.gl/forms/l6io0SdiDGC1MszY2 otherwise you could miss out on important Early Years information.
Inspiration Day – Hold the date, further information to follow!
Theme: Disadvantaged Children
Date: Saturday 8th July
Time: 9:30am to 3pm
Venue: The Blyth Academy, Chase Farm Drive, Blyth, NE24 4JP.
Childcare Works LED Event – Please find slides attached from this weeks event.
Childcare Choices – Today, the Government is introducing Childcare Choices. Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers for the first time, helping parents find the right childcare support to suit them.
As part of Childcare Choices HMRC are introducing two new offers in 2017 – Tax-Free Childcare, which will be introduced on 28 April and gradually rolled out, and 30 hours free childcare, available from September 2017. From the end of April, working parents will begin to apply for both schemes at the same time through a new digital childcare service.
The new Childcare Choices website provides information on the new and existing Government childcare offers: www.childcarechoices.gov.uk.
HMRC have also created a toolkit to provide you with all the information you need to know on Childcare Choices. This includes some suggested materials to help spread the word to parents and staff: http://transfer.23red.com/public/files/3u3k-88mqpoco
Included in the toolkit you will find:
- Information on Childcare Choices and the new offers
- Suggested text to email to parents
- The Childcare Choices logo
- Some graphics and messages you can use on your social media channels
- An A4 poster
- An A4 information sheet for staff and parents