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: July 2019
Statutory framework for the EYFS
Education Inspection Framework
Early Years Inspection Handbook
Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings
Protecting children from radicalisation: the prevent duty
Early Years Outcomes
Working Together to Safeguard Children
What to do if you are worried that a child is being abused
Parents’ Guide to the EYFS
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
Safer Food Better Business for Childminders
SEND Code of Practice
Tax expenses for childminders
Retention Periods for Records – Preschool Learning Alliance Document