July 2018

Latest statistics on 30 hours released

The Department for Education (DfE) has released the latest statistics on the number of 30 hours childcare codes issued and validated for the autumn term 2018 and the final numbers for the end of the summer term 2018.


PACEY members shortlisted for Nursery World Awards 2018

Congratulations to all PACEY members nominated for the 2018 Nursery World Awards. 


Safeguarding statutory guidance updates

Department for Education have updated the statutory guidance and framework on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. 


Disqualification by association removed for schools and group settings

Following a consultation in 2016, the Government has decided to remove disqualification by association for staff in schools and non-domestic early years settings. Childminders are unaffected by the change, and remain subject to disqualification by association.