The aim of the session is to:

  • Support Bristol based group childcare settings to meet the requirements of the EYFS.
  • Brief providers about the Common Inspection Framework and changes to the EYFS.
  • Support providers to meet the demands of the Ofsted inspection process.

The session is for staff and management working in group childcare settings only. It is NOT appropriate for childminders or reception class staff. For further information please contact Julie Bassett on 0117 9542148 or the training administrators on 0117 9542165.

Links to Bristol Standard Dimensions:

  • D1 Values and Aims of the Setting.
  • D2 Relationships and Interactions
  • D4 The Physical Environment
  • D6 Observation, Planning and Record Keeping
  • D7 Staffing, Leadership and Management.
  • D8 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • D9 Partnership with Parents and the Wider Community
  • D10 Monitoring and Evaluation.

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Course details

Date: To be arranged.
Cost: Free for Bristol based childcare staff/volunteers working in out of school settings. No deposit is required to book places. Please note, there is no allowance available for travel or childcare.
Venue: BAND Office, Scrapstore House, Sevier Street, St Werburgh's, Bristol, BS2 9LB. View a map
Tutors: Julie Bassett and Julie Edwards, BAND Ltd.
Refreshments: Tea, coffee, squash and biscuits provided.
Funded by: Bristol Early Years and Childcare Service.
Please note: Bookings can be made by email and phone. Please include name of setting, names of participants and contact phone number and email. No deposit is required to secure places. Places limited to 15 (2 per setting) so book early!
Closing date: n/a