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
INTRODUCTION TO CHILDMINDING PRACTICE
CHILDMINDING NETWORK CPD
THE BRISTOL STANDARD FOR CHILDMINDERS
The General Data Protection Regulation is coming! Look at our GDPR guideline documents which are available on the Policies and Documents page and below. On the advice of the ICO, create three documents to show compliance: A Data Protection Policy which shows your...read more
Health Protection – Who to Call and Why Due to recent reports of a rise in cases of measles and scarlet fever and flu outbreaks in several education settings, it is important you know what to do and who to call. If a member of staff or pupil has a...read more
Considering the quite extreme conditions expected on Thursday 1st March, the childminding forest visit to Leigh Woods has been postponed. The new date is Wednesday 25th April 9.45-11.30am.read more
A practical guide for staff on managing cases of infectious diseases in schools and other childcare settings has been published. Use the link below to access information on infection control, immunisations and managing pets from Public Health England...read more