This section holds lots of useful information for practitioners looking for information about Childcare Strategy, Early Years and Children's Centres.
Childcare providers portal login - Log into the York Open Data portal to claim 2, 3 and 4 year old funding and to update details about your childcare provision.
Download resources around the Free Early Years Education Places and find out how to access support and payment.
City of York Council Childcare Strategy and Business Management Service continues to offer support and expertise to childcare providers who are experiencing short term sustainability issues. It can provide limited funding for private day nurseries, pre school playgroups, childminders and out of school clubs.
Access support and information relating to the Early Years Foundation Stage.
These resources are to support you with developing your planning and assessment formats to ensure that they reflect the language and ethos of the revised EYFS.
These pages are for people considering starting in early years and for those already working in the sector who are keen to see what career development opportunities there are.
The Framework is a resource to support the inclusive development of early years, childcare and out of school settings including Integrated Children’s Centres and schools.
Find out how a range of teams and agencies work to ensure that childcare in York matches the needs of local families.
Access support to help you improve outcomes for children in line with legislative standards, statutory Ofsted welfare requirements, and the ethos of the council's policy for play.
If you are thinking about setting up any childcare provision in the City of York area then there are lots of things to take into account.
Information for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators (SENCos) in Early Years settings and school nurseries regarding support for pre-school children with a variety of disabilities and special educational needs (SEN).