Monthly Archives: March 2012

EYFS 2012 – Find out what it means for childminders!

With the EYFS 2012 statutory framework just published, we look at what the new regulations mean for childminders in England This is the forth in our series of blogs on the development of the Revised EYFS, or as we now call it, EYFS 2012. For those who have read our blogs on the proposed changes […]

Part 3 of ‘Marketing your childminding business’ – Step 2 – Understand what you want

What do you want to achieve from your childminding business? In our last blog we discussed the importance of understanding your marketplace. In the third blog in this series we turn the focus onto you – what you want to achieve from childminding. People become childminders for a variety of reason. It is good to […]

The revised EYFS – The revised statutory framework is now out

The Early Years Foundation Stage – 2012 Hi everyone, The revised statutory framework for the EYFS has now been published. I have had a quick look through and it seems to be very similar to the July 2011 version that I have previously blogged about. I will have a complete read through of the new […]

Part 2 of ‘Marketing your childminding business’ – Step 1 – Understand your marketplace

7 ‘must-knows’ of your childminding marketplace In the second in our series of blogs on How to Market you Childminding Business, we discuss the importance of understanding your marketplace. Like almost any other business, a childminder will be most successful if she offers a service that her customers (parents & carers) want and can’t already […]

Part 1 of ‘Marketing your childminding business’ – Introduction 5 steps to success!

Introduction to our 5 Step Plan to successfully marketing your business Hi, welcome to the first in a new series of blogs on marketing your childminding business. In this series we will look at ways you can market your childminding business, both to attract new parents & carers and to ensure you have created the […]