Select Committee Inquiry into Sure Start

LFoSS broadly endorses the recommendations of the House of Commons Education Select Committee Inquiry into Sure Start Children’s Centres. We completely agree that there needs to be a sharper vision for Sure Start allied to a much clearer outcome framework. We support the Committee’s call for more effective targeting of the most vulnerable and better … More Select Committee Inquiry into Sure Start

Government Childcare Plans: Under-Funded, Incoherent Chaos

The Government has recently unveiled three high profile childcare policies. Free nursery places for disadvantaged two year olds. Childcare providers will be able to change carer-child ratios so one adult can care for six two-year olds, instead of the current four children – and one adult can care for four one year olds, instead of … More Government Childcare Plans: Under-Funded, Incoherent Chaos