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

Prevent Duty

Prevent Duty

The Prevent Duty, advice for schools and childcare providers - This how the Prevent Duty operates within schools and childcare providers

To fulfil this duty it is essential that staff can identify children who may be vulnerable to radicalisation, and know what to do when they are identified. Protecting children from the risk of radicalisation should be seen as part of schools’ and childcare providers’ wider safeguarding duties.

Counter-terrorism strategy (CONTEST) 2018

The aim of CONTEST is to reduce the risk to the UK and its citizens and interests overseas from terrorism, so that people can go about their lives freely and with confidence

CONTEST counter terrorist  Strategy 2018

Advice for Local Authorities - Protecting children at risk of harm from radicalisation, or from being taken into conflict zones.

Further, more detailed guidance around the Prevent Duty and radicalisation is available on the BSCP website

Promoting British Values

Prevent duty and British values | PACEY

Fundamental British Values in the Early Years | PACEY

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