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Special educational needs and disabilities

Supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities.

Special educational needs and disabilities

Funding

Information on available funding to early years and childcare providers in Essex

Funding

Safeguarding

Advice about what to do if you are worried about the welfare of a child or the behaviour of an adult working in your setting.

Safeguarding

The early years foundation stage

The standards that childcare providers and schools must meet for the learning, development and care of children from birth to five.

The early years foundation stage

Training and qualifications

Information for early years and childcare practitioners about the continuous professional development training on offer and advice about qualifications.

Training and qualifications

Getting started

Information, advice and guidance on setting up an early years and childcare business in Essex.

Getting started

Running your business

This section is intended as a guide for anyone with managerial responsibility for an early education or childcare provision. This includes owners, managers, committee members, childminders and relevant schools staff.

Running your business

Family hubs

Information about the services on offer for children and families.

Family hubs

Contact us

Contact details for early years and childcare funding, the free early education entitlement, workforce development, business management, special educational needs and disabilities, the early years foundation stage and general enquiries.

Contact us

Early Years News

News from Essex Early Years and Childcare

NEWS