The Early Years Service Team
Following the return of EYS from the Buckinghamshire Learning Trust, the two Early Years teams have now restructured into one service.
The Early Years Service team provides a service that ensures the local authority meets its statutory duty to secure sufficient high quality funded early education places for 2, 3 & 4-year-olds and sufficient childcare for 0-14/18 year old's whose parents are in work or training to return to work.
The Early Years Service is also responsible for improving outcomes for children aged 0-5 years through ensuring childcare providers are providing high-quality early education. The team are also responsible for the delivery of the statutory requirements of the SEND Code of Practice, in relation to Early Years
We are also required to annually produce the Childcare Sufficiency Assessment, which explains and examines the sufficiency of childcare in Buckinghamshire
The Team is made up of dedicated early years professionals, with a vast range of experiences. The experiences are used to ensure the children and young people of Buckinghamshire have access to high-quality early education and childcare.