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QCA Planning for Learning Guidance on planning for the Foundation Stage from the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority. The guidance addresses short term and medium term planning and includes example plans. It is a PDF download so you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

OFSTED's Guidance on the National Standards
Issued 23.07.2001
Detailed guidance for  childminders, providers of full daycare, sessional daycare, creches and out of school clubs. Issued just in time for the summer break !! The guidance is in pdf format so you will need Adobe Acrobat to read the documents (see our planning or worksheet pages for details on how to obtain this). The documents are very long, so when you have accessed it click on the little disk icon and save it to your hard drive to read offline.

DfES National Childcare Standards The  actual standards themselves. There are 5 modules covering all aspects of childcare outside the home for the under 8s.

Education and Employment Select Committee Inquiry into Early Years
First published 12.12.2000
The official report in full detail. It has some interesting points to make and is very comprehensive. Suprisingly difficult to find on the internet.

 
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