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Childcare providers

Family and Childcare Trust consultancy services provide a range of support for childcare providers from understanding and delivering legal and statutory requirements, to operational issues and financial sustainability. 

Areas of expertise include:

  • Expanding childcare provision – including extended hours childcare, free entitlements for two, three and four year olds
  • Business modelling and sustainability support
  • Working with vulnerable families
  • Preparing for Ofsted and Self Evaluation (SEFs)
  • Effective parental engagement
  • Supporting and developing your staff
  • Helping parents with childcare costs

This is not an exhaustive list. If you don’t see something here that covers your consultancy needs, please get in touch to discuss how we can provide you with the support you are looking for. 

Local authorities

Family and Childcare Trust offer specialist operational and strategic support to local authorities, helping you transform public policy into concrete day-to-day results.

National expertise at a local level

Our experience as a research and policy charity working closely with central and local government means we are well placed to help you turn strategy into action. Our consultants will provide you with the tools and practices you need to develop your strategy and align your delivery. We can assist you with understanding and delivering your legal and statutory requirements, through to fine-tuning operational issues and improving financial sustainability.

Our services include:

  • Support for Children’s Services Department Teams including Early Years, SEN and Schools
  • Strategic planning including assessment of current strategies and implementation
  • Impact and outcomes measurement
  • Reviews of childcare sufficiency
  • Reviews of children’s services and providers
  • Delivering the early education free entitlement (two year old offer)
  • Implementing the extended free entitlement (30 hours)
  • Business model and sustainability support for childcare providers
  • Preparing for Ofsted and Self Evaluation Forms (SEFs)

This is not an exhaustive list. If you don’t see something here that covers your consultancy needs, please get in touch to discuss how we can provide you with the support you are looking for.

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020 7940 7523

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