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CambsEYC Provider Updates

This web page holds a termly record of recent information sent to the sector from the Cambridgeshire Early Years and Childcare Service (CambsEYC). Further updates, and resources, can be found via the dedicated CambsEYC Knowledge Hubs.

  • Early years survey 2024   Survey of early years and childcare providers' offer, and places available across the county. Thursday, 4 July 2024.
  • End of Summer Term Communication   Reminders and considerations to support settings who close for the summer break. Wednesday, 3 July 2024.
  • Admissions policy for maintained nursery schools and classes 2025-2026   The Cambridgeshire determined admission arrangements 2025-26. Wednesday, 19 June 2024.
  • Cambridgeshire Childcare Capital Expansion Grant Process    Funding is now available for providers offering, or looking to offer provisions supporting the rollout of the early years wraparound childcare programme. Monday, 17 June 2024.
  • SEND Inspection    The purpose of the Cambridgeshire SEND inspection in the summer half term. Monday, 3 June 2024. 
  • Professional Development Programme 2024 - 2025    Announcement of the new Professional Development Programme, now on the Learn Together website. Monday, 3 June 2024.
  • CambsEYC Annual Membership Offer 2024 - 25    Announcement of the new annual Membership Offer, now on the Learn Together website. Friday, 10 May 2024.
  • EYFSP 2024 Information. Action required    A reminder, that the EYFS profile assessment be carried out in the final term of the year a child reaches age five. Tuesday, 7 May 2024.
  • New SENIF guidance and request forms    Updates following the recent changes to Special Educational Needs Inclusion Funding (SENIF) announced in March 2024. Wednesday, 1 May 2024.
  • Local Provider Agreement for 2024-25    Publication of the updated CambsEYC Local Agreement for providers, and sign-up request. Tuesday, 30 April 2024.
  • Area SEND Inspection    Message regarding SEND inspection with a survey to complete for further support: Understanding Early Years SEND. Monday, 15 April 2024.

  • National Wraparound Childcare Programme Update Updates relating to early adoption of the national programme, grant funding to expand or develop wraparound provision, a reminder of the Wraparound Survey to be completed by Monday, 29 April 2024, and upcoming DfE events. Thursday, 11 April 2024.
  • Early Years Illustrative Budgets - Cambridgeshire information Annual illustrative budgets for funded early years settings. 3 April 2024.
  • Promoting Healthy Start - Supporting Families Together Information relating to the NHS Healthy Start scheme. 26 April 2024.
  • SENIF Budget Changes for 2024/25 Important update about adjustments to SENIF. 7 March
  • Early Years, Childcare & School Readiness Service – Membership Options 2024/25 A questionnaire regarding paid membership packages. 4 March 2024.
  • Making it REAL two-day training, March 2024 A final opportunity to attend the full 'Making it REAL' training course free of charge. 26 February 2024.
  • Girls and ASD in the early years workshop Announcement of a second training date. 21 February 2024.
  • Girls and ASD in the early years workshop Free training to support practitioners to recognise how the needs of girls with autism may present in an early years setting. 19 February 2024.

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