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Information for childminders

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Becoming a childminder

Details of working as a registered childminder and pre-registration information

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Early Years Foundation Stage

Information for childminders about the revised Early Years Foundation Stage.

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How Childminders can contact Ofsted and where to find frequently used forms and documents.

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2 year old reviews

Information for early years providers on the Health review at 2 and the EYFS progress check at 3.

Early education fund

Guide for providers on the eligibility, entitlement and application process for the fund.

Safeguarding and welfare

Childminder safeguarding self-assessment


Qualifications, training and support available to help you in your childminder career.

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Your childminding business

Guidance on business considerations for childminders.

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News for childcare providers

Check out the latest news and information for childcare providers.

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Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board

OSCB co-ordinates safeguarding for children and provides training.

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Support and advice

Our guarantee of support to early education and childcare providers in Oxfordshire.

Play ideas and activities

Ideas for activities for play settings, and the Inspiring Play newsletter for playworkers.

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