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Early Years Team

The Early Years Team provide citywide 2,3 and 4 year old funding information, advice, support, guidance and training to providers in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sector

Early Years Team
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About us

The Early Years Team provide citywide 2,3 and 4 year old funding*, advice, support, guidance and training to providers in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sector, which includes; 

  • Private and Independent Day Nurseries 
  • Pre-Schools 
  • Childminders 
  • Out of School Clubs 
  • Maintained and non-maintained Schools Training includes statutory (Introduction to the EYFS, Paediatric First Aid, SEND and Safeguarding Children) as well as training related to the prime and specific areas of the EYFS. 

Foster carers and other providers providing support for children in the EYFS may also access statutory training. Early Years SEND funding, advice and support is also available. The Early Years Team also provide advice and guidance on starting a childcare business, quality improvement as well as equality and inclusion. 

*Free Early Years Entitlement for eligible 2, 3 and 4 years olds

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