The Early Years and Childcare Team provide information, advice, training and documentation to support the quality of leadership and practice in your setting.

Our team brings a wealth of qualifications and experience from Early Years Teachers, Early Years Ofsted Inspectors, experienced Childminders and Nursery Managers. We have strong partnership links and access to the regional Ofsted Team and other services including Educational Psychology, Portage, Health Visiting and EMAS.

We provide a wide range of support relating to childcare quality, sufficiency and sustainability of childcare. This includes business support, safeguarding, leadership and management and the quality of practice. We also offer Ofsted Readiness visits and focussed support to help with any aspect of your setting. Every registered childcare provider in Portsmouth can access this support.

We offer support as part of a package, or pay as you use.

To discuss your requirements contact

The documents below are stored on the Portsmouth Services Network and available to Portsmouth early years providers with a valid username and password.

You can view information on accessing the EY Traded Services here.

Useful documents