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

Bolton Start Well | Early Years Update

12 Jul 2024

This early years update is distributed by email on Fridays, currently biweekly.

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Bolton Early Years Inclusion Quality Mark

11 Jul 2024

An accreditation to promote and celebrate inclusive early years practice in Bolton.

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Start Well Course Overview 2024/25

23 May 2024

Key training dates for Bolton Early Years Providers in Schools, Daycare, Out of Schools Clubs and Childminders.

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