At Marston Preschool, We want to ensure you have a good understanding of the terms we use and guidelines we follow, Please have a look through these helpful links to familiarise yourself with the different services and information available.
****See if you can claim 2 year old funding from clicking on the link below - you may be unaware you qualify****
Ofsted- Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills.
Ofsted is who we as a preschool are registered by, they regularly inspect us to ensure we are meeting the EYFS requirements and running at a good standard (See below)
You can also view other settings reports online.
Local government website. FUNDED HOURS 2,3 AND 4 YEAR OLDS
This site is great for lots of different information, however the link I have provided is to read about funded education.
As most people are aware 3 and 4 year olds get 15 funded hours the term after their 3rd birthday (TERM TIME ONLY).
However some 2 year olds also qualify, please see the link for more information regarding this.
Central Bedfordshire Council
We work with support from the council, they help us with questions or issues. They also provide us with training to ensure all the staff are up to date with training.
They can help with funded hours information, finding suitable childcare and much more.
Central Bedfordshire Safeguarding Children Board.
At Marston preschool all our staff are safeguarding trained and we have a designated officer who has the lead role in dealing with any situations.
All children must be safe and it is 'everyone's business' to ensure they are, If you would like to seek further information or advice please see the link below.
A healthy start - Help and information regarding health, diets and general wellbeing.
This information is really helpful and has some yummy recipes to try out! Some people qualify for vouchers, please have a read through.