Education Update - Thursday 3 April 2014

Periodically the Education Communications Team receives information which may prove helpful to other colleagues. Please see below for the latest Government announcements.

Children, Families and Education

Outcomes for children looked after by LAs in England

A range of outcome measures at national and local authority level for children continuously looked after for at least 12 months. More information here.

Statutory Guidance: Early years foundation stage framework

Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage (EYFS), which comes into force on 1 September 2014. More information here.

Open consultation: Savings to the education services grant for 2015 to 2016

Government is seeking views about how local authorities and academies can achieve savings in the 2015 to 2016 financial year. Consultation deadline is 8 June. More information here.

Open consultation: Childminder agencies and changes to the local authority role

Government is seeking views on our proposals for the provision of early education and childcare following the Children and Families Act 2014. Consultation deadline is 22 May. More information here.

Department of Education: New school proposals

Lists of local authorities seeking academy and free school proposers, and of all academies and free schools set up. More information here.


Published: 03/04/2014
Audience: All
Contact: Communications Team

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