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CHILDMINDERS

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.  If you would like to attend an ICP course you should attend a free Childminder Briefing session first. For more information look at Working in Early Years and Play.

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 eyclaims@bristol.gov.uk

If you would like some advice from the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) for the childminding network, contact Rachael Clelland by email rachael.clelland@bristol.gov.uk or Tel: 0117 9031296

GUIDELINE POLICIES

POLICIES AND DOCUMENTS

 Safeguarding for childminders

SAFEGUARDING FOR CHILDMINDERS

Newsletters

NEWSLETTERS

Working with Assistants

WORKING WITH ASSISTANTS

Childminding Hubs and Groups

CHILDMINDING GROUPS AND HUBS

INTRODUCTION TO CHILDMINDING PRACTICE

INTRODUCTION TO CHILDMINDING PRACTICE

Childminding network CPD

CHILDMINDING NETWORK CPD

OAP templates

OAP TEMPLATES

Bristol Standard for childminders

THE BRISTOL STANDARD FOR CHILDMINDERS

Latest News

Three answers to childminder questions about GDPR

Question: When I stop being a registered childminder but I still retain some data on children for insurances purposes, then do I have to continue to pay the £42 a year ICO annual fee as a data controller? Answer: Yes you do if you continue to keep the data in any...

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Childminding contacts

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