Support for early years & childcare providers

The council is responsible for developing childcare places throughout the county and for supporting childcare providers. We offer support for practitioners and childcare providers to help meet statutory requirements and deliver quality education and care. We can advise on funding and qualifications, and provide training and resources.

Early Years and Childcare Local Agreement
Outlines the Council's responsibilities and the expectations that the Council has of providers.
Size: 509KBFile format: pdf
Early Years and Childcare Local Agreement Certificate
Providers sign a certificate to accept the agreement.
Size: 78KBFile format: pdf

Support for quality improvement

The Early Years Service can offer flexible, quality assured support, advice and guidance to early years & childcare providers and schools, delivered by specialist sector experts and based on:

  • specialist knowledge and understanding of all aspects of early years and childcare, including current legislation and best practice
  • a thorough understanding of provision in Cambridgeshire.

Early Years membership offer 

The Early Years Service Offer includes an expanded range of flexible, cost-effective options designed to meet the changing needs of the sector.  Full details of this offer is on Learn Together.