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With the early years sectors' needs in mind


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


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


Resources to support the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage for the early years and childcare sector.

Latest news

Have your say - Respond to the Government consultation - Childcare: Regulatory changes

5 Jul 2022

Link to Government consultation.

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Drive to reduce the cost of childcare for parents

4 Jul 2022

Package of measures will increase childcare support for parents, boost the number of childminders and drive take up of childcare offers, to address rising costs.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Useful Information

10 Jun 2022

Read our latest information and guidance regarding COVID-19. Useful information for Bolton early years and childcare providers.

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