Most childminders are registered on three childcare registers:
- The early years register (0 to 5 years)
- The compulsory part of the childcare register (5 to 7years)
- The voluntary part of the childcare register (over 8 years)
To check that you are meeting the requirements for the compulsory and voluntary parts of the childcare register please see the Ofsted factsheet requirements for the childcare register (GOV.UK website)
Working together to safeguard children (GOV.UK website)
Essential paperwork - link to essential documents and paperwork.
Observation, assessment and planning is available on the teaching and learning early years page.
Monitoring and self evaluation is available on the early years leadership and management page.
An audit tool to evaluate your provision against the statutory requirements of the revised EYFS (September 2014).