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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like some advice from the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) for the childminding network, contact Rachael Clelland by email email@example.com or Tel: 0117 9031296
POLICIES AND DOCUMENTS
SAFEGUARDING FOR CHILDMINDERS
WORKING WITH ASSISTANTS
CHILDMINDING GROUPS AND HUBS
CHILDMINDING NETWORK CPD
THE BRISTOL STANDARD FOR CHILDMINDERS
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....read more
East and Central Early Years Childminder Hub Network Development Opportunities. Read more using the links below: Childminder Hub CPD for Terms 1 and 2 2017 Childminder Hub CPD for Terms 3 and 4 2017 Childminder Hub CPD for Terms 5 and 6...read more
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