Information for Early Years Practitioners

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Early Years Safeguarding Conference - 16th October 2019 (10:00 – 15:00)

East Sussex National Hotel, Uckfield.

Your chance to be at the first ever safeguarding conference for early years in East Sussex

Aims: to share best practice in relation to safeguarding provision in Early Years settings.  Speakers and workshops will showcase approaches to improving provision with reference to local and national priorities such as managing children’s harmful sexual behaviour, responding to domestic violence and abuse, and keeping children safe online.

Cost: £60 including lunch and refreshments.

Book: via the Learning Portal course code EYSAFE200

Support/Training from the Local Authority

Support/Training from the Local Authority

 

Communication and Language

East Sussex Early Years Speech, Language and Communication Pathway

East Sussex Early Years Speech, Language and Communication Pathway Overview

ESCC Child Monitoring Tool V3 (word)

ESCC Child Monitoring Tool V3 (pdf)

Guidance for Supporting Children Learning English as an Additional Language(EAL) in the Early Years Foundation Stage

Language Checkers (with translations in different languages)

Link to: Information for Parents (including Communication and Language Resources)

 

Physical Development

Early Years Physical Development Pathway

Physical Development Monitoring, Support and Referral Tool

Link to: Information for Parents (including Physical Development Resources)

 

Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED) and Well-being

(Work in progress - content to be added)

Resources to support children and young people

 

Improvement Audits

Reflect the minimum Early Years Foundation Stage statutory requirements.

Childminder Management and Safeguarding Audit - Word Version
Childminder Management and Safeguarding Audit - Excel Version

Group Management and Safeguarding Audit - Word Version
Group Management and Safeguarding Audit - Excel Version

Learning and Development Audit
Childcare Register Audit
Observation of Characteristics of Effective Learning

 

EYPP Toolkit

EYPP Toolkit

 

SENCO Support and Information

SENCOs must ensure the setting meets the requirements of the SEN Code of Practice and have regard to the Local Offer.

The ISEND Early Years team provide support and guidance to settings working with Pre-School children aged 0-5 years, who have additional needs.

There is an SEN Matrix that informs the referral process.

Further guidance for SENCOs/Inclusion Co-ordinators can be found here.

Communication and Language Resources for SEN

Physical Development Resources for SEN

Behaviour Management Resources for SEN

Parent Partnership Resources for SEN

 

Parent Partnership

Parent Partnership in the EYFS

Partnerships with Parents: fun-filled ideas

 

Practice Guidance

OAPE Toolkit

Schemas

Launchpad to Quality

 

Working with 2 year olds

Integrated Progress Review Documents

Early Years Educational Entitlement (EYEE) Funding information

Current List of Providers Offering Early Learning Places for Funded 2 year olds

2 year old audit

 

Working with Under 2s

Under 2s audit

 

Helping children stay safe online

Online Safety Toolkit

 

Healthy eating, exercise and diet

British Heart Foundation: Early Movers - Helping Under-5s Live Active and Healthy Lives

British Heart Foundation: Physical Activity and Health Guides

Children's Food Trust: Eat Better, Start Better Guides

Healthy Eating / Physical Activity (HEPA) Guidance

 

Transition to school

Good practice guidance for transition to school

Deferred or delayed entry to school - guidance for settings
Deferred or delayed entry to school - guidance for schools

Summative Assessment for Transition Document 2019
Summative Assessment - guidance for completion 2019

Ideas to Support Successful Transition to School

 

Early Years Hubs for Excellence

Early Years Hubs for Excellence Contact List