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This page is designed to keep links to all of the key reference documents that childminders need in one place. When new versions of these documents are released, I will post them here.

If you bookmark this page then you’ll be able to find it next time you need it.

This page was last updated: April 2018

 

stat-framework

 

 

 

Statutory framework for the EYFS  

Latest Version: March 2017

 

Ofsted Parents Poster

 

 

Parents Poster

Latest version: Oct 2014

The Common Inspection Framework

 

 

 

Common Inspection Framework

Latest version: Sept 2015

EY Inspection Handbook

 

 

 

Early Years Inspection Handbook

Latest Version: April 2018

 

Inspecting Safeguarding

 

 

 

Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings

Latest version: August 2016


The Prevent Duty

 

Protecting children from radicalisation: the prevent duty

Latest version: Aug 2015

 

 

Develoment Matters

Development Matters

Latest version: 2012

 

Early Years Outcomes

 

 

 

 

Early Years Outcomes

Latest version: Sept 2013

 

Working together to safeguard children

 

 

 

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Latest Version: Feb 2017

what to do if you think a child is being abused

 

 

 

What to do if you are worried that a child is being abused: Summary

Latest version: March 2015

 

Parents Guide to the EYFS

 

 

 

Parents’ Guide to the EYFS

Latest version: Sept 2014

 

 

 

 

 

Health protection in schools and other childcare facilities – A practical guide for staff on managing cases of infectious diseases in schools and other childcare settings.

Replaces Infection Control in Schools

Latest version: Sept 2017

 

afer Food Better Business for Childminders 2016 version

 

 

Safer Food Better Business for Childminders

Latest version: Mar 2016

 

SEND code of practice 2014

 

 

 

SEND Code of Practice

Latest version: May 2015

Tax expenses for childminders HMRC

 

 

 

Tax expenses for childminders

Latest version: (HMRC website)

 

 

 


41 Comments

  1. Fiona Davey says:

    So helpful, thank you!

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  2. Maryam says:

    Hi, thanks a lot you are always helpful.

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  3. Lesleymayger says:

    Thank you 😊

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  4. Clare says:

    Thankyou

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  5. Linda Ellis says:

    Thank you so much , it’s great x

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  6. Susan Harrison says:

    Is the only difference bet the 2015 and 2017 version of Working Together To Safeguard children an amendment to add CSE. If this is the case could you tell me what it says I just seem to be going round in circles. If you can help much appreciated.

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  7. Juliette Young says:

    This is great, so thank you so much for keeping us informed, as usual!

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  8. Stella says:

    Kay you’ve done it again! Thankyou so much for helping us childminders save time and have all the info we may need in one easy to find place. Saved in my favs now. Thanks again.

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  9. Dawn Toprak says:

    Great information thank you …

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  10. Tanya Turpin says:

    Please can I sign up

    Thank you very useful c

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    • Kay Woods says:

      THanks, Tanya. You have to click on ‘follow’ the blog. There’s a sign up box that you have to enter your email address in. If you get tired of hearing from me in the future, you can just unsubscribe =)

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  11. Janet says:

    many thanks

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  12. Natalie Macpherson says:

    Very helpful thank you

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  13. Thank you very helpful

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  14. Karen says:

    THANKYOU x how do I save this page? Please

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  15. Julie Dalton says:

    Thank you Kay, that’s brilliant x

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  16. Annette says:

    Thank Kay for all your hard work putting this together.

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  17. Romayne Hunter says:

    fab thanks Kay

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  18. Maxine Noble says:

    Just what I’ve been waiting for!!!

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  19. Sally Wright says:

    This is exactly what childminders need, everything current and relevant in one place. I hope you don’t mind, I have shared on our local childminding network group! Xx thank you. Xx

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  20. Sue says:

    what a great Idea, thanks for taking the time and sharing x

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  21. Donna Ridings says:

    Fantastic thank you very much 🙂

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  22. Maxine Houldsworth says:

    This is an excellent idea. It saves hours of trawling through documents to make sure you have the latest version. Thank you very much!

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  23. Leah says:

    Great idea! This will save a lot of childminders stress about what they actually need 🙂

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  24. kathy says:

    Brillant alot of childminders will thank you for this well done x

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  25. Yolanda Judge says:

    Excellent idea, thank you Kay

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  26. Kay Woods says:

    Thanks Angel and Nicola. I will keep this page updated and then I think it will be a useful resource x

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  27. Angel says:

    Brilliant and very informative

    Thank you for sharing with my members Kay …ideal for old and new childminders

    Like the lay out and its simple to navigate

    Thank you for all your hard work

    Well done Kay xx

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  28. Mrs Nicola Cooper says:

    Fab idea, gr8 for all those just starting up or anyone who’s unsure.

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  29. Tracey Carter says:

    Great link to help keep up to date with all the latest documentation.

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