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-bullletin

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

Northamptonshire County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

about 15 hours ago

Public services improving despite funding challenges

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Northamptonshire County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

about 18 hours ago

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Northamptonshire County Council announces two new cabinet member roles

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Jane Roebuck Carers Awards Nominations 2017

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