This question & answer document was developed following the briefing sessions that the early years inspectorate had with the sector in May and June 2016.Questions gathered came from providers, city & county childcare committees and from stakeholder groups and updated in December 2016. The aim of this document is to assist the sector in understanding the regulatory requirements and support in compliance with the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016 and the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2016.
See below for the policies and procedure that you should have in place in your service. This is not an exhaustive list but is recommended by the early years inspection service.
Should you require assistance or have any questions regarding policies and procedures in general, please do not hesitate to contact us here at WCCC on 0404 64455 or by contacting the Childcare Development Officer in your area.