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The Early Years and Childcare Service has a range of information available to Childcare Providers in Doncaster. Contained within these pages you will find downloadable forms and useful information and contacts.
Please see the links on the right hand side of these pages to navigate the provider section.
Should you need any support with any information on the website please contact the Families Information Service on 0800 138 4568.
Doncaster Families Information Service Produces Annual Report- 2012-2013
As part of our ongoing development, the FIS is to produce an annual report each year which shows the full range of work undertaken to support Families, Children, Young People and People Who Work with Families in Doncaster.
The report presents information such as the types of enquiries we receive, the usage of our website www.doncasterchildrenandfamilies.info and Facebook pages, our programme of marketing as well as the plans we have for the coming year.
Please take a few minutes to have a look at the great work undertaken by the service which continues to support families in their parenting role as well as assisting families back into work and education by supporting families to access childcare.
The report can be viewed here:
Doncaster Families Information Service Launches Updated Schools Directory
The Schools Directory contains the contact details for all Doncaster schools, children’s services and school support services. The Directory is available to download below.
Universal Credit Partner Toolkit
A new Universal Credit Partner Toolkit is now available on the Department for Work and Pensions website. The toolkit has been created to help organisations understand how Universal Credit will impact upon claimants and is primarily for use by partner organisations when they talk to claimants about Universal Credit.
If there are any queries about this Partner Toolkit then please e-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Government consultation on proposed changes to the role of the local authority in early education and childcare
On Monday 25th March the Government launched a six week consultation exercise setting out proposals for a changed role for local authorities in the delivery of funded early education for two, three and four-year-olds.
This consultation opened on Monday 25 March and will close on Monday 6 May 2013.
The Government’s proposals are set out in the document ‘Consultation on proposed changes to the role of the local authority in early education and childcare’ which can be accessed via the internet here.
All those who are interested in contributing to the consultation can do so using the Department’s e-consultation website. You can respond electronically on the site using the response form, or print off a copy and send it to the responsible team. All of the details can be found on the website, which can be accessed using the following link http://www.education.gov.uk/consultations.
If you have any questions relating to the policy content of the consultation, you can contact the Department's national enquiry line on 0370 000 2288 or email: fundedearlyeducation.Consultation@education.gsi.gov.uk
Early Years and Childcare Service, Doncaster Counsil, Floor 3, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU; Tel: 01302 862111; Fax: 01302 862120; Email: email@example.com
Last updated: 08/05/2013
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