The parents guide to the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) framework is essential reading for any new parent and provides a short and simple introduction to what you can expect Pre-School, or any other registered setting, to do for your child.
OFSTED are the regulatory body that ensure standards are met in early years settings. You can find a copy of our latest OFSTED report here
Derbyshire County Council's "Families Information Service" provides a comprehensive guide to all types of registered childcare available in Derbyshire
Our local Sure Start centre can be found at Ashbourne. Here you can find sources of advice as well as a timetable of activities to enjoy with your children. A centre serving Amber Valley can also be found in Duffield.
There are some great online resources for ideas of things to do with pre-schoolers. Whether it is following through with activities on this months theme, expanding on activities your child has particularly enjoyed or looking for new and exciting things to do over the holidays.