30 Hours Free Childcare
Please remind parents that they must re-confirm their eligibility for the 30 hours free childcare by the end date on their codes. They do this by logging onto their government gateway account.
If they are experiencing any problems, contact HMRC (0300 123 4097)
Early Years Funding – SIMs
Please make sure you are aware of any changes in SIMs guidance as to how you should submit data for early years funding ready for headcount.
Early Years Funding
Please see attached top tips for maximising early years funding.
Early Help Strategy
The current Early Help Strategy 2014-17 needs to be reviewed and revised. We are keen to gather views from as many professionals working in Northumberland as possible about how they feel Early Help is working across the county.
We have devised this short questionnaire which we would be grateful if you could complete and return by 13th October 2017.
Any queries in relation to this please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
We have received an enormous volume of course applications to date with many settings benefiting from our very competitive rate, so thank you for your ongoing support and commitment. We are working through the volume of applications and sending formal confirmation. Priority is going to those who have requested courses over September and October. Thank you for your patience as we work through these.
We have received a number of enquiries from practitioners who have booked on courses and have not received their formal confirmation. When we have checked the system these settings had booked courses however had not yet subscribed to the EY SLA. Please ensure you have subscribed prior to booking to avoid any disappointment and confusion of whether you are booked onto a particular course, as without your subscription formal confirmation can not be sent.
For those who do not wish to subscribe but are nevertheless still interested in the odd course or two then the ad hoc rate would apply. As above, please ensure payment for any ad hoc course is made prior to booking. Should you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact Theresa Iley on (01670) 622743.