March 2015

Common Inspection Framework consultation events

Ofsted will be hosting three events for early years providers to talk about the Common Inspection Framework.


Integrated review support

The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has published guidance, commissioned by the Department of Health, on the integrated review for 2-year-olds.


Latest Ofsted figures

Latest figures from Ofsted covering the last quarter of last year have shown an increase in Good or Outstanding rated nurseries and childminders.


Starting School Together

PACEY has been awarded a grant for 2015-16 of £350,000 from the Department for Education, as part of its Voluntary and Community Sector procurement programme.


Changes to the Registration of Childcare Provision in Wales Consultation

Welsh Government has launched a consultation entitled ‘Changes to the Registration of Childcare Provision in Wales’.


Minister meets the members

Childcare Minister Sam Gyimah visited PACEY childminders in Portsmouth to discuss childcare