CHILDMINDING

Welcome!

 

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 cmsupport@bristol.gov.uk

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 pioneer@bristol.gov.uk 

POLICIES AND DOCUMENTS

SAFEGUARDING FOR CHILDMINDERS

NEWSLETTERS

WORKING WITH ASSISTANTS

CHILDMINDING GROUPS AND HUBS

INTRODUCTION TO CHILDMINDING PRACTICE

CHILDMINDING NETWORK CPD

OAP TEMPLATES

THE BRISTOL STANDARD FOR CHILDMINDERS

Latest News

Seasonal flu vaccination programme for pre-school children

Here is an announcement from Public Health England about the seasonal flu campaign. Childminders and all early years workers are asked to make parents aware that all children aged two and three years old are eligible for a flu vaccination in the form of a nasal spray....

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Are you a Childminder who is thinking about career progression?

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...

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Dates for upcoming PFA courses

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...

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Childminding contacts

 The Childminding Support Team – contact cmsupport@bristol.gov.uk  | Tel 0117 3574192