Welcome to the Early Years and Childcare Service
This section provides resources and guidance for Childcare Providers.
Click HERE to find out how we support childcare providers in Suffolk.
For the latest updates go to the 'Important News' page. (Last updated: 22 May 2020)
Messages, Information & Guidance for Early Years Childcare Providers
Contact us information and how to request secure email
Information and guidance for claiming early education funding
How to join the LoP, Broadcasts and other LOP member information
Information for schools with a nursery class
Information and guidance to support implementation of EYFS
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities information
Looked after Child, English as an Additional Language, Early Years Pupil Premium
Useful information for childminders
Tools to support your childcare business
Early Years and Childcare Workforce development
Information for Social Workers, Health Visitors, Family Support Practitioners and other professionals
Safeguarding and health protection resources for early years childcare providers.
Information for Voluntary Managed Childcare Provisions
Marketing information to promote early education
Information and contact details for health visiting teams and advice on related topics