Barnsley Early Start and Family Services

Early start and childcare resources

Information, documents, resources and news from across the early years sector.

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Documents and guides
Barnsley thresholds of intervention - early help and beyond
Early years foundation stage statutory framework
Early years inspection handbook
Promoting self-care in the EYFS around continence in the early years
Risk assessment template
Risk assessment checklist template
Risk assessment for visits template
Risk assessment example - outdoor play area
Risk assessment checklist example - outdoor play area
Risk assessment example - accessible toilet
Risk assessment checklist example - accessible toilet
Secure email using Egress
Safeguarding audit for sole childminders
Safeguarding audit for group settings
Safeguarding poster
SEND code of practice: 0 to 25 years
Example continuous learning plans
Active physical play, 24 to 36 months
Active physical play, 36 to 60 months
Book area, 24 to 36 months
Book area, 36 to 60 months
Music and singing, 24 to 36 months
Music and singing, 36 to 60 months
Sand, water and messy play, 24 to 36 months
Sand and water, 36 to 60 months
Toileting and hand washing, 24 to 36 months
Toileting and hand washing, 36 to 60 months
Business toolkit from Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years
Charity Commission
Children and Young People Now
Countryside Classroom
Early years foundation stage
Enterprising Barnsley
Forest School Association
Foundation Years
Guidance for assessing the EYFSP for children aged 5 and under
Institute for Outdoor Learning
Learning through Landscapes
National Day Nurseries Association
Play England
Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years
Register as a childminder or childcare provider
RHS Campaign for School Gardening
The Woodland Trust
Voluntary Action Barnsley


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