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Network childminders

Network Childminders are part of a Childminding Network who are supported by a Childminding Development Officer within the local authority. They must regularly show that they meet certain criteria aimed at ensuring committed and quality childminding practice. Further information on what being a network childminder involves is shown below and you can find contact details of local network childminders by selecting 'View all services'

  • Network childminders receive one to one support from a local authority Childminding Development Officer to help them further develop their childminding practices;
  • They are assessed, monitored and supported in their home at regular intervals to ensure that high quality standards are met and maintained;
  • Commit to continuous training and professional development;
  • Can become accredited and offer parents the option of Free Early Learning places for eligible 2, 3 and 4 year olds.
  • Work to the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and the PACEY Quality Standards (formerly NCMA).
  • Are active members of Network Childminder Groups and Forums.

If you would like to find out more please contact FiND.


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