Children's Centres - resources and information for staff

 If you would like us to display the activity programme for your Children's Centre on our website, please email:

fis@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Resources for Children's Centres

Below are some useful resources for staff working in Children's Centres:

National resources

​For Information regarding the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) please visit GOV.UK.

Ofsted inspections

  • Inspection handbook
    The handbook sets out what Children’s Centres can expect in an Ofsted inspection
  • Ofsted inspection subsidiary guidance
    This is designed to provide additional guidance on particular aspects of a Children’s Centre inspection by Ofsted
  • Self-evaluation form and guidance 
    This form’s purpose is to help you in your own self-evaluation and be a basis for the inspection of your Children’s Centre(s)

Local resources

Children's Centre e-bulletin

The Children’s Centre e-Bulletin is a recommended for anyone involved in the design, development and delivery of services to children and families.

PARENT SURVEY ON CHILDCARE PROVISION - MAY 2018

Thank you to everybody who has completed the survey and to those that have helped to circulate it too. The response has been phenomenal, we really app...

Thank you to everybody who has completed the survey and to those that have helped to circulate it too. The response has been phenomenal, we really app...
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Business support for childcare providers

Information about Record Keeping has been posted on our web pages

Information about Record Keeping has been posted on our web pages
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Photos from Northamptonshire Early Years Improvement's post

BNF Healthy Eating Week 11-15 June 2018. www.nutrition.org.uk Challenge 3: Eat breakfast

BNF Healthy Eating Week 11-15 June 2018. www.nutrition.org.uk 

Challenge 3: Eat breakfast
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