Follow the latest updates from GOV.UK (United Kingdom) and find information, guidance on latest developments for the early years sector.

24th March 2021: Early Learning and Childcare Update No. 13 – March 2021
Update no. 13 issued on 24th March 2021 contains lots of key information, useful updates, helpful links and more! Please visit the below websit...
Wed, 24 Mar, 2021 at 5:18 PM
2nd March 2021: Phase 2 of schools return
All remaining primary school pupils will return to school full-time from 15 March, with all secondary pupils  returning on a part-time basis. The plans are ...
Thu, 4 Mar, 2021 at 10:11 AM
2nd February 2021: Update on childcare re-opening to all pre-school children
The Scottish government announced their intention to reopen childcare for pre-school aged children from 22 February. The ELC team of wrote to all c...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2021 at 6:13 PM
ELC Covid-19 2021 update
The Scottish Governments update no.11 for early learning and childcare contains lots of key information, useful updates, helpful links and more! Please ...
Fri, 29 Jan, 2021 at 3:23 PM
22nd January 2021: Updated information on the childcare sector Temporary Restrictions Fund
The Scottish government have updated information on the childcare sector Temporary Restrictions Fund, including grant levels and eligibility. The government...
Fri, 22 Jan, 2021 at 1:37 PM
20th January 2021: Update on early learning and childcare
No change to ELC and childcare until at least mid-February as Covid-19 rates remain high. Childminders can continue to stay open to all. Nurseries & oth...
Fri, 22 Jan, 2021 at 1:31 PM
7th January 2021: Childcare provision for January 2021
The revised supplementary guidance for childcare following 4 Jan announcement is now published: Please visit the below link to learn more:  ...
Fri, 8 Jan, 2021 at 1:26 PM
4th January 2021: Coronavirus (COVID-19)| Stay at home guidance
Guidance on new stay at home regulations coming into effect on 5 January 2021. For more information, please visit the below link:
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 3:42 PM
21st December 2020: Updated guidance for nurseries & childcare providers
Guidance has been updated for nurseries and other childcare providers as part of new measures to suppress COVID-19. To read more, please visit the link ...
Tue, 22 Dec, 2020 at 2:57 PM
20th December 2020: Level 4 Updated guidance
Scotland: IMPORTANT UPDATE about childcare following the First Minister’s statement. From Boxing Day, childminders can open to all children and should opera...
Sun, 20 Dec, 2020 at 12:14 PM