Early Years and Childcare Service

Access & Inclusion/Inclusion Standards 

Support to help you improve outcomes for disabled children in line with SEN Code of Practice 2014 and the Children & Family Act 2014. Support to enhance and celebrate inclusive practice by completing the Inclusion Standards - a framework to assist in achieving your Gold award for inclusion.

Childcare Sufficiency support

Find out how a range of teams and agencies work to ensure that childcare in York matches the needs of local families.

Childcare Business support

The Early Years and Childcare Service can signpost to current support and resources.

Early Years Funding/Early Years Inclusion Fund/Early Years Pupil Premium/Early Implementer - 30 Hours Childcare

Download resources around the Funded Early Years Education Places and find out how to access support and payment.


Out Of School Club support

Access support to help you improve outcomes for children in line with legislative standards, statutory Ofsted welfare requirements, and the ethos of the council's policy for play.

Setting up childcare provision

If you are thinking about setting up any childcare provision in the City of York area then there are lots of things to take into account.

Shared Foundation Partnerships

Find out about York's Shared Foundation Partnerships and access support materials to support the development of your partnership.



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