Public Health England, the Cabinet Office, and The Department of Health and Social Care have reaffirmed the position that a childminder in England with a positive case in their household cannot accept children onto the premises.
PACEY is disappointed that the Department for Education has now confirmed that registered childminders will not be included in the Government’s recent commitment to provide carbon dioxide monitors for all “state funded education settings” this autumn.
CIW have published their Annual Report for 2020-2021 / Mae AGC wedi cyhoeddi eu Hadroddiad Blynyddol ar gyfer 2020-2021.
On Saturday 21 August the government announced £25 million funding for education settings in England to receive carbon dioxide monitors this autumn. PACEY is calling for childminding settings to be included in this.
This week the new rules around self-isolation for fully vaccinated adults and young people under 18 years and 6 months came into effect in England. We have updated our FAQs for England members to reflect this change
Today a major piece of research was published by the Sutton Trust outlining that access to early education in England is currently unfair with the poorest families missing out.
The DfE has published additional Q&As for childminders in England around the changes to isolation rules that came into effect yesterday.
Today a new report was published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies outlining the health benefits that Sure Start Children Centres have for children in England, lasting from infancy to adolescence.
Monday 16 August sees new rules around self-isolation requirements for those who are identified as a close contact of a positive coronavirus case in England. We have updated our coronavirus resources to reflect this change.
Today the DfE has published further information for early years and childcare settings on vaccinations and answers to commonly asked questions about the move to Step 4 of the Government's roadmap out of lockdown.
PACEY is the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years. Formed in 1977, we are a charity dedicated to supporting everyone involved in childcare and early education to provide high quality services, information and advice to children, their families and carers.
Across England and Wales we provide training, expert advice, help and peer support to practitioners and practical and impartial support and information for families and carers and those advising them. We represent the views and experiences of practitioners and champion their vital role in helping prepare children for a bright future.