Useful Links

Here are some links to other web sites which we think you may find useful:

The inspectorate for children and learners in England . Ofsted contribute to the provision of better education and care through effective inspection and regulation.

Childcare Choices

This is the Government's central information portal for all Government initiatives for supporting parents with childcare costs.  This includes 'Tax free childcare', '2 year old funding', '30 hours free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds'.

HM Customs & Excise – Child Benefit
Find out everything you need to know about current child benefit legislation and procedures for claiming benefits that you are entitled to.

HM Customs & Excise – Childcare
Information about childcare including important details about you could save money via the governments childcare voucher scheme.

The National Childbirth Trust
The NCT offers support in pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood.

Makaton Signing
Makaton is used to support spoken language – signs are used with speech, in spoken word order to help children to communicate. We use this in our setting to support communication for all children and children with additional needs and delayed speech. Makaton is the sign and symbol language used in the CBeebies show, Something Special with Mr Tumble.

Local Offer
Local Offer gives children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities and their families’ information about what support services the local authority think will be available in their local area.