Supported by Waltham Forest

Information Session on up to 30hrs Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE) for 3 year-olds from September 2017

Date:

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 10:00 - 12:00

Venue:

Waltham Forest Town Hall (CC / Council Chambers), Forest Road, , Walthamstow, E17 4JF

Provider:

Education Business Support Service

Course Code:

EBSS-0717-T001

Outline:

Briefing session which will give attendees an opportunity to raise any questions they have with regards to preparing for the introduction of 30hrs FEEE in September 2017

Description:

Briefing session which will give attendees an opportunity to raise any questions they have with regards to preparing for introduction of 30hrs FEEE in September 2017
Frequently asked questions:
Do I have to offer up to 30hrs free?
What are disadvantages/benefits of choosing to offer 30hrs?
Do I need to review my admissions policy?
What models of delivery can I operate?
How long or short can sessions be?
How much will I be paid for the FEEE hours that I provide?
How do I ensure that I meet my statutory duty to ensure that invoices and receipts are clear, transparent and itemised allowing parents to see that they have received their child’s free entitlement completely free of charge and understand fees paid for additional hours or services?

There are 3 of these information sessions in total - on Monday 8 May, Monday 5 June & Monday 3 July - you only need to book onto one of these.

Attendees who did not attend the Early Years Business Conference on 21 February 2017 at Gilwell Park are advised to review the resources from this event on The Hub in advance of attending (you will need to be logged on to access all of the documentation):
https://thehub.walthamforest.gov.uk/news/find-out-about-new-30-hours-free-childcare-entitlement

Attendees will also need to read the following guidance document before the information session:
Early years entitlements: operational guidance for local authorities and providers - April 2017
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/610170/Operational_guidance.pdf

If you have any specific questions that you would like answered please email them to howard.gladwin@walthamforest.gov.uk at least 2 working days before the session so that we can ensure we have the information you require at the session.

Outcome:

Attendees will have a better understanding of the statutory requirement, what this means for their school /setting and be able to develop an implementation plan to ensure eligible parents/carers are offered 30hrs

Booking information:

If you have any specific questions that you would like answered please email them to howard.gladwin@walthamforest.gov.uk at least 2 working days before the session so that we can ensure we have the information you require at the session.

Audience:

All Schools, Full Daycare providers, Pre-schools, Childminders and Out of School providers who are currently offering FEEE places or want to start providing FEEE places

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