This page has helpful resources, links and updates designed especially for Somerset's providers.
Information will be updated regularly and will include any important news from Ofsted.
Early Years News and Views
Issue 19 Autumn 2017
Issue 19 Autumn 2017 - Printable
Issue 18 Summer 2017
Issue 17 Spring 2017
Issue 16 Autumn 2016
Issue 15 Summer 2016
Issue 14 Spring 2016
Early Years E-Bulletin
Early Years Provider Briefings - October 2016
Presentation - Children and young peoples plan
Presentation - Safeguarding
Presentation - Early years funding
MP template letter for funding
SCC Dfe EY Funding Consultation Response
Note from DfE on the use of electric plug socket covers
Early Years Provider Briefings - March 2017
Somerset’s Strategy for Achieving Excellence for All
Vision and Priorities for Improvement – 2016 -2020
Early Years Strategy
English as an Additional Language support
Somerset Early Years EAL Advisory Service
- Advisory Service for English as an Additional Language available to all early years providers.
There are free services available to early years providers in Somerset for translation to help communicate more effectively with children and families. These services are provided by DA Languages and Diversity Voice. Diversity Voice offers translation into and from Polish. Translation for all other languages are offered by DA Languages.
Interpreting and Translation for Early Years services
Diversity Voice service – English
Diversity Voice service – Polish
DA Languages telephone interpreting service
DA Languages booking instructions
DA Languages booking
Report an issue with translation services