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We are committed to developing the Local Offer in partnership with children and young people, parents and carers in North Somerset. If you want to see other information here, or have suggestions about the Local Offer, please let us know. Also, if you have questions about…

Disabled Children's Register (DCR)

You need to be a resident of North Somerset to register your child/young person. The Children Act 1989 requires all local authorities to keep a register of children with disabilities to help with planning and monitoring services. Registering your child on the Children's Disability Register helps us…

Business advice for childcare settings

Opening a childcare setting All reception, nursery classes, day nurseries, childminders, playgroups, pre-schools and after school clubs that accept children within the age range birth to five years old have to follow the early year’s foundation stage (EYFS) statutory framework. The EYFS ensures children’s safety and that they learn through…

About short breaks and respite

Short breaks provide opportunities for disabled children and young people to spend time away from their primary carers. These may range from just a few hours to day, evening, overnight or weekend activities and take could place in the child’s own home, the home of…

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Partnership Board

The SEND Partnership Board (formerly the SEND Programme Board) is the group which ensures that the systems and process we operate and the services we commission fit together to provide the best support for children with SEND in North Somerset. It meets once every school term.…

Childminders

Search for FREE for Childminders In North Somerset we support the Pacey #Notababysitter campaign  which dispells some of the myths about childminding as either a career or a chidcare choice. All of North Somerset childminders are registered with Ofsted. Ofsted are the legal regulators for childcare in…
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