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.
Guidance on the National Standards
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.
National Childcare Standards
||The actual standards
themselves. There are 5 modules covering all aspects of childcare outside
the home for the under 8s.
and Employment Select Committee Inquiry into Early Years
First published 12.12.2000
report in full detail. It has some interesting points to make and is very
comprehensive. Suprisingly difficult to find on the internet.