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Professional Resources

Out of School providers (OOS)

For childcare providers who give Out of School care for children in Leicestershire.

OOS Resources

Resources and information specific to out of school practitioners. See our generic policies and guidance for all providers such as risk assessment, data protection and food allergy information, and our

Combined Childcare Resource Pack    Opens new window

Leader / Manager support available

Did you know? If your out of school provision has a change of leader/manager you are able to access advice and guidance from the Childcare Improvement Sufficiency Officer (CISO team). This will enable you to ensure that you have effective leadership strategies in place and that all aspects of the Early Years Register and Childcare Register are being implemented in your setting.

Please contact the Helpline on 0116 305 7136 or email if you would like to request a visit or further information.

Out of School funding for children with SEND

Funding is currently available for children with additional needs who attend, or who would like to attend, an Out of School setting in Leicestershire.

Out of School Funding for SEND

Improving Practice

Other resources

Leaflets about keeping safe online from the Local Safeguarding Children Board

Effective partnership working

Partnership working in Out of Schools; Improve your Ofsted Grading    Opens new window

Action for Children - By working in partnership to meet the childcare need

Building successful relationships with your Out of School provider - A guide for schools  Opens new window

Building successful relationships with your host school - A guide for providers  Opens new window

KIDS: All of us - A Framework for Quality Inclusion    Opens new window

Equality and Diversity - Sources of information    Opens new window

OOS Providers - Are you ready for 30 hours?

Childcare Register requirements

Early Years Foundation Stage

Knowing me Knowing you    Opens new window

All About Me form    Opens new window

Interactive out of school diary and organisation plan  Opens new window


Playwork Principles

How to conduct a Risk Benefit Assessment: Risk Benefit assessment form

Taking risks in play

NCB What is Play    Opens new window

Best Play    Opens new window

OOS training and events

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