Early Years

Networking and Support Events

Networking and Support Events

As well as providing opportunities for training and personal development, the Early Years Service Team offers guidance and opportunities for networking with other childminders. We also support various events that you may be interested in attending or becoming a part of in the future. These include:

Play and Learn Sessions

Join other childminders and members of the Early Years Service Team to discuss "Hot Topics", seek advice, support and the latest childcare updates whilst the children you care for play in a safe and stimulating environment.

Find the next date for Play and Learn sessions

Quality Improvement Journey Network Event

These events are open to all childminders in Buckinghamshire who are looking to improve their Ofsted grade, prepare for their first full inspection and improve their overall practice.

Find the next date for Quality Improvement Journey Network Event

Pathway to Excellence

These groups are for childminders on the directory of providers or currently going through the process of joining. These are opportunities to share best practice and meet with the members of the Early Years Service Team. Childminders will also be able to get the latest childcare, funding updates and discuss any concerns they may have regarding their business.

Find the next date for Pathway to Excellence

Information, Advice and Business Network (IABN)

This meeting is for all childminders and other childcare professionals in the Voluntary, Independent and Private sector.  The meetings are termly and delivered in three locations across the county.  The purpose of the meeting is to provide management updates on key priorities in Buckinghamshire including Ofsted inspection trends and updates, business management, policy, finance, regulation, staff recruitment, suitability and safety. 

Find the next date for IABN




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