At the Childminding Café we have created and published over 150 unique policies, procedures and other resources for our childminding members to download. Here is a selection of documents published by the Department for education and Ofsted that we refer to in some of our blogs, newsletters, Q&A’s and resources.

We will try to keep the most updated versions on this page, however please check the date on the front cover to ensure they are still relevant.

Department of Education

Inspecting_safeguarding_in_early_years_education_and_skills_settings_change_document_Aug_2016

The Statutory Guidance for the Early Years Foundations Stage Framework September 14

The Statutory Guidance for the Early Years Foundation Stage framework March 2012

SEND-Code_of_Practice-from Sept 2014

SEND_Code_of_Practice_from April_2015

Development Matters in the Early Years Foundation Stage

More Affordable Childcare

Progress check at age Two: A-Know-How-Guide

EYFS Parents Guide

Working Together to Safeguard Children – April 13

Early_Years_Outcomes

Evaluation schedule for inspections of registered early years provision from November 2013

Conducting early years inspections from November 2013

Early years report template with guidance from November 2013

Framework for the regulation of provision on the Early Years Register from November 2013

Regulation_of_Childcare_Response_final February 2014

Ofsted

Wales – National Minimum Standards 2016

Wales New Inspection Framework 151202 

Early Years Inspection Handbook from September 2015

The_common_inspection_framework_education_skills_and_early_years from September 2015

Guide to registration on the Early Years Register from September 2014

Guide to registration on the Childcare Register from September 2014

The_framework_for_the_regulation_and_inspection_of_provision_on_the_Early_Years_Register_from_September_2014

Framework for the regulation of provision on the Childcare Register from September 2014

Childcare Register requirements – cm and hc from September 2014

Childcare Register requirements – nd or dp from September 2014

Evaluation schedule for inspections of registered early years provision from September 2014

Conducting Childcare Register inspections from September 2014

Conducting early years inspections from September 2014

Requirements for written documents childminders delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage

Ofsted factsheet: Number and ages of children a provider can look after

Requirements for risk assessments

SEF guidance

Ofsted- Registration not required

Disclosure and Barring service checks for those providers who register with Ofsted

Guidance on inspecting providers registered on both the Childcare and the Early Years Registers

Inspection guidance for inspecting provision on the Early Years Register following the risk assessment process

Factsheet – Childcare on domestic premises July 13

Registration and inspection of providers who hold exemptions from the learning and development requirements July 13

Monitoring visits for early years provision judged as inadequate January 14

The next steps when a provider is judged inadequate or is not complying with requirements (1)

Are you ready for your inspection Childcare and Early Years Registers from September 2012 April 2014

Other

Foundation Years – Simple Changes EYFS 2014