November 2015

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What you need to know about the funding review

The Department for Education (DfE) has published the results of its funding review into the cost of providing childcare in England. Read the key findings here.


Your views on the Childcare Bill

Early years providers have been invited to have their say on the Childcare Bill.


More details around 30 hours of free childcare revealed

The Government is planning to double the amount of free childcare for 3- and 4-year-olds of working parents in 2017


PACEY partners with TfL on Children's Traffic Club London

Work that enables Transport for London's programme to clearly signpost to the EYFS


Spending and funding review details announced

The Chancellor announced today in his Autumn Statement the outcome of the government’s childcare funding review and further details of eligibility for the free 30 hours childcare.


Update on changes to childcare regulation in Wales

Welsh Government today published their response to the recent consultation on proposed changes to Childcare Regulation and Registration in Wales


New report highlights lack of access to free childcare for disabled children

Levelling the Playing Field report reveals the difficulties faced by disabled children and their families in accessing government-funded childcare.


Ofsted responds to PACEY’s concerns about re-inspections

PACEY receives a response following our letter earlier this month to Ofsted to formally raise a concern about the re-inspection of settings in England requiring improvement.