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Free, impartial, information and guidance on early years education and child care in Bournemouth
There are different types of childcare available in Bournemouth. They are childminders, pre-schools, day nurseries and out-of-school.
Two year old funding works the same as Early Education Funding for three and four year olds but is currently only available to certain two year olds.
Early Education Funding ensures that all three and four year olds benefit from quality early years education.
Information for parents about the 30 hours free childcare being launched in September 2017.
You can get additional help for you child's childcare by applying for tax credits, childcare vouchers and tax free childcare.
Early Years Pupil Premium and the online checker tool to see if your childcare setting can claim this additional funding.
Early Years Handbook a guide to services for under fives in Bournemouth
Here you will find a handy checklist of things to look out for and questions to ask when you are looking for childcare.
Integrated Review at Two Information for Parents and Careers
Information on starting a childcare business or becoming a childminder in Bournemouth including briefing sessions or home visits.
The Early Years Foundation Stage is how the Government and Early Years professionals describe the time in your child's life between birth to five.
Ofsted stands for the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills.
Home visits for children under five with special educational needs and/or a disability
Our assessment of the childcare provision in Bournemouth
A page for early years practitioners to access all of the current Early Education Funding Forms
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