• Parenting Quality Standards - Associated Documents

  • Auxiliary aids and equipment

    Some children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) will require auxiliary aids and equipment to access the school curriculum. This page provides information about how such equipment is identified and funded. Children and young people with medical and physical needs may also require…

  • Bullying and harassment

    Bullying can happen at any time and to any child, although it most commonly happens in school. It can be carried out physically, verbally, emotionally or in cyberspace (online bullying).  Children with special educational needs and disability can be particularly vulnerable to bullying but it…

  • Service Listings Guidance

    Thank-you for listing your services and activities on the website. This section should answer most of the questions that you may have about adding and updating your listings. If however you have read this and still need assistance, then please contact the team. Once you…

  • Supporting children's learning and development

    This page has been produced to support you in developing your learning environment. It offers suggestions for a wide variety of ‘types of play’ and includes ideas of resources you may think of providing. The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) says: 'It is important that all…

  • Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted

    This page provides links to guidance for childminders on Department for Education standards and Ofsted inspection related information. Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS) Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework 2014 - Department for Education guidance on the standards that school and childcare providers must meet…

  • Accidents and incidents - Ofsted requirements

    Reporting an accident or incident to Ofsted EYFS welfare requirements – safeguarding and promoting children’s welfare EYFS states: the provider must take necessary steps to promote the welfare of children.  Within this welfare requirement it states: Providers must notify Ofsted and Local Children’s Protection Agencies…

  • Childminder policies and permission forms

    This page contains sample policies and permission forms to help you as a childminder. Permission forms Adminstration of medication record Childminder personal emergency consent Emergency medical treatment Jewellery consent Nappy changing consent form  Observation and photographs consent form  Outings and transport consent form  Prescribed medication consent…

  • Disabled Students Allowances (DSAs)

    As a higher education student living in England, you can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if you have a: disability long-term health condition mental health condition specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia The support you get depends on your individual needs and not…

  • Supporting pupils with medical conditions – statutory guidance and Durham County Council policies

    This guidance replaces ‘Managing medicines in schools’.  For maintained schools, Academies and PRUs. This new guidance (September 2014), aims to ensure that all children with medical conditions, in terms of both physical  and mental health, are properly supported in school so they can play a full…

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