Advice on where to get help and support with childcare and early education.
Local Authorities are required by legislation to secure sufficient childcare, so far as is reasonably practicable, for working parents, or parents who are studying or training for employment, for children aged 0 – 14 (or up to 18 for disabled children).
Families Information Service provides information, advice and guidance for parents, carers, practitioners, children and young people on a wide range of services and activities/events available in Doncaster and beyond.
Funded entitlement to childcare is a government scheme, which allows some 2-year-olds to attend education or childcare settings in Doncaster. Children can attend a setting for a maximum of 15 hours over 38 weeks. That’s a total of 570 hours per year in which your child could be having fun, learning and making friends. Find out more below...don't miss out!
Up to date details of all Ofsted registered childcare and schools in Doncaster to help you find the best childcare setting or school for you, including contact details, opening hours and services provided.
Government help with childcare costs for parents.. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support.
Doncaster Families Information Service (FIS) is the best place to get information about registered childcare providers in the area. We hold up to date lists of Ofsted registered childminders, nurseries, out-of-school and holiday clubs. We can also provide information about unregistered childcare, such as nannies or parent-and-toddler groups.
Information and guidance on early years entitlement for funded providers, including parental declaration form and headcount portal guide.
Guidance to support practitioners through the creation and implementation of policies and procedures including downloadable templates.
Your 2-year-old can get free childcare if you live in England and get one of the following benefits: Income Support income-based Jobseeker’s...