Eligible working families whose children will be aged between 9 and 23 months old on 31 August can now apply to receive 15 hours childcare starting from September 2024.

Find out more information on the Childcare Choices website

Early Years

Early Years Forum

Early Years Forum

Early Years Forum is attended by Buckinghamshire Early Years Service and the Buckinghamshire Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, in addition to 50 members (agreed annually) that represent the sector and meet to discuss key issues each term. Members will be across PVI Managers/Owners, Committees, Childminders, Head Teachers and EYFS Governors across all geographic areas within Bucks.


The purpose of these meetings include –
- Preparing recommendations and reports for Schools Forum, receiving feedback from meetings.
- Discussion on key issues & regulation changes focusing on resolutions to improve outcomes/service delivery.
- Acting as a consultative body on the provision of support and improving quality and outcomes for children in the early years sector.
- Review Buckinghamshire’s EY data, setting key priorities and focus for improvement.

The next Early Years Forum: By Invitation only. 

Monday 17th June 2024 16:30-18:00

The Early Years Forum discusses recommendations which are taken to Schools Forum Schools Forum information and minutes

Previous Minutes:

Monday 8th January 2024 

Minutes

PowerPoint

Monday 16th October 2023 

Minutes

PowerPoint

Monday 12th June 2023

Minutes

PowerPoint

Monday 9th January 2023

Minutes

PowerPoint

November 2022

Minutes

PowerPoint

June 2022

Minutes

PowerPoint

January 2022

Minutes

PowerPoint

September 2021

Minutes

Early Years Forum Presentation

May 2021

Minutes

Early Years Forum Presentation

January 2021

Minutes

Early Years Forum Presentation 

December 2020

Minutes

Early Years Forum Presentation

October 2020

Minutes

Early Years Forum Presentation

January 2020

Minutes

Early Years Forum Presentation

 

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