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Healthy eating -YouTube clip

It’s good for children to develop regular mealtime habits in preparation for starting school. Watch the short film below to find out more about healthy eating. For more information and leaflets, please click on the useful downloads on the right. <p></p><object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" style="width:425px; height:344px;" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/TmpwgD_la2k?version=3&amp;hl=en_GB&amp;rel=0"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/TmpwgD_la2k?version=3&amp;hl=en_GB&amp;rel=0" /><param…

Hot Topic "School For Everyone" - supporting inclusion and belonging in our schools

This month's Hot Topic is a great piece of participation work, The Inclusion and Belonging Project carried out in 2018 by Wandsworth's Schools and Community Psychology Service (SCPS). Wandsworth's SCPS agreed to explore children and young people’s with SEND understanding and thoughts regarding what helps…

How can I get help paying for childcare?

If you're working or going back to work, and you've got children, you can get financial and practical help with childcare. There's lots of help available to make your life easier, from tax credits to flexible working arrangements.If you need help paying for childcare, the Coram…

How to make a complaint

If you have a complaint regarding how the Early Education or Nursery Education Entitlement is being offered by a childcare provider, you should first discuss this with the manager or owner of the provision.  If your concern has not been resolved through this discussion, you…

How will a childminder help your child?

How will a childminder help your child to develop and learn? The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets the standards that all childminders and nurseries must meet to ensure that children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. High quality teaching and…

How will nursery education help your child?

How will nursery education help your child to develop and learn? The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets the standards that all childminders and nurseries must meet to ensure that children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. High quality teaching and…

Immunisation - Two short films from the NHS

Every child should be protected from infectious diseases. For some diseases this is simple, all they need is a vaccination. Watch the two short films below to find out more about vaccinations. <iframe src='//players.brightcove.net/79855382001/af5d097e-7fd6-4b69-bc79-e0e63873289a_default/index.html?videoId=683552579001' allowfullscreen frameborder=0></iframe>   <iframe src='//players.brightcove.net/79855382001/af5d097e-7fd6-4b69-bc79-e0e63873289a_default/index.html?videoId=683552580001' allowfullscreen frameborder=0></iframe>  For more information and leaflets, please click on the useful…

LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer)

A guide to managing allegations against staff and volunteers working with children. Every Local Authority has a statutory responsibility to have a Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) who is responsible for co-ordinating the response to concerns that a member of staff or volunteer who works with children may have…

Meet the Minder Sessions

Every month Wandsworth Council’s Childminding Team organises a 'Meet the Minder' session. These are free, drop-in sessions, where parents can meet childminders who have vacancies.  Parents will have the opportunity to discuss their childcare needs and ask any questions they may have.  Parents and childminders from all…

Ready for school – In other languages

Starting at nursery or school is a big step. These leaflets, available to download below, are designed give you some tips on what you could do to help your child. Leaflets are available in Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati, Polish, Somali, Tamil and Urdu. Can’t find what…