Guidance from the DfE is likely to be updated regularly. National and local updates will be added to these pages so please check back here regularly.
We will continue to support you to ensure that children and their families receive safe, high-quality provision in all early years settings.
If you have any questions about the content of this page or anything else related to COVID-19, please email us.
Positive Covid-19 cases
If you have a confirmed positive case of Covid-19 in your setting you must inform:
- Islington FIS: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ofsted [Ofsted notification form]
- Social worker involved with affected child/ren
- There have been any hospitalisations
- For larger nursery settings: if 10% or more of a bubble is affected within 14 days; 10% of staff are affected within 14 days; 3 or more bubbles are affected
- DfE: 0800 046 8687
- Islington Public Health: CIPHadmin@islington.gov.uk
Please find below latest guidance from the DfE for early years and childcare providers and for parents/carers of children attending early years settings.
Safely Back to Early Years Posters
The Safely Back to Early years poster is now available in different languages. Please promote the poster in a variety of ways, for example via your twitter feed, your website, Instagram account, text messaging to families etc...
Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) in early years settings
In an emergency, if you are unable to source your own PPE, you can contact Kayleigh Olushola for support.
Early Years data return
We are asking early years settings, including childminders, to continue to return children's attendance data to us so that we can monitor the demand and ensure we meet the needs across Islington.
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