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Information about our Early Years Foundation Stage offer for the early years and childcare sector and our Start Well services for families.

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Details regarding a range of funding streams from the Department for Education to enable children to access high quality childcare provisions.

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November 8

Flu Vaccination Campaign

Early years professionals are being asked to support this year’s flu vaccination campaign for children aged two and three years old and their parents. This age group has been identified as one of the vulnerable groups that health professionals would like to target this year to increase take up of the vaccination.

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November 8

Start Well Service 6 Month Review – Tell Us What You Think

It has been six months since the Start Well Service was launched and we want your views about how the service is performing.

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November 8

Early Years Funding Entitlement – EY Census

The payment for Early Years funding entitlement that comes to the local authority from the Department of Education, which is then forwarded to funded providers, is based on the January EY Census on 18th January 2018. To enable quick and accurate payments, the Council’s finance department is asking providers, where possible, to ensure that all children have taken up their place […]

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November 3

Round Up of Research, News and Early Years Updates

Check out the latest early years news, research and national updates.

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November 2

Chatterbox Groups

Did you know that the Start Well Communication and Language Development Team runs groups focussed on supporting parents and carers to interact more effectively with their children aged 1-4 years?

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November 2

Flu Vaccination Campaign

Early years professionals are being asked to support this year’s flu vaccination campaign for children aged two and three years old and their parents. This age group has been identified as one of the vulnerable groups that health professionals would like to target this year to increase take up of the vaccination.

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November 2

New Busy Babies Session at Mytham School

Mytham Primary School is pleased to be working in collaboration with Bolton Start Well Service. The school has recently taken over responsibility for the Start Well link site (formerly Little Lever Children’s Centre) and one of the key drivers for this was to be able to offer services to parents in the community.

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November 2

EYFS Start Well Offer

Are you looking for professional development and training opportunities or professional support in your setting? Why not check out the EYFS Start Well Offer for schools, daycare, childminders and out of school providers?

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November 2

3 and 4 Year Old Funded Entitlement – 30 Hours Autumn Update

HMRC are asking providers for support in encouraging parents to apply for their 30 hours funded entitlement code for next term by the end of November, and to reconfirm their eligibility every 3 months where they already have a code. 

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November 2

Take Up of 2 Year Old Funded Places – Autumn 2017

Take up of 2 year old funded places in Bolton has increased to 71% so far this autumn term. This is brilliant news and a result of the efforts made by everyone in promoting and facilitating the take up of this entitlement.

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November 2

GM School Readiness Summit

On 20th October 2017, a group of Start Well senior managers and health colleagues attended the latest GM summit event, which was organised by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) as part of the Mayor’s pledge to improve school readiness across Greater Manchester.

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October 3

Start Well Children’s Centre Programmes for Autumn 2017

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July 19

Immunising Preschool Children Against Flu

The Chief Medical Officer has written a letter to Early Years Practitioners to raise awareness of the childhood flu immunisation programme. It highlights the important role the sector can play in talking to parents about the benefits of influenza vaccination.

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