Welcome to childminders, childminding assistants and childminders in the making! Please browse this page for helpful reference and guideline documents, templates and articles for your professional development.
Click on the relevant links below if you are looking for a CPD session, or want to find out more about childminding groups or hubs.
Click on OAP Templates for helpful templates or proformas which you can use to assess and track children’s learning and development.
Prospective childminders who are booked onto the Introduction to Childminding Practice course can click on the ICP folder for additional reading material.
For childminder queries contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have a query about the Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE) for all three and four year olds and eligible two year olds, email email@example.com
POLICIES AND DOCUMENTS
SAFEGUARDING FOR CHILDMINDERS
WORKING WITH ASSISTANTS
CHILDMINDING GROUPS AND HUBS
INTRODUCTION TO CHILDMINDING PRACTICE
CHILDMINDING NETWORK CPD
THE BRISTOL STANDARD FOR CHILDMINDERS
City of Bristol College offers an exciting work-based Foundation Degree for early years practitioners, including childminders. It has been designed specifically for those needing a flexible route to Higher Education as it enables you to remain employed whilst...read more
Here are the dates for forthcoming PFA courses for childminders, assistants and prospective childminders. The course is £90 and it is held at City Academy on Saturdays from 9am -3pm. Each course has two sessions: 18/11/17 and 25/11/17 3/3/18 and 10/3/18 9/6/18 and...read more
You can signpost parents to the government’s Childcare Choices which gives parents an overview of options for help with the cost of childcare.”...read more