Childcare - services for childcare providers

Welcome to the Provider Landing page. You will find all relevant details and updates on this page as well as a range of useful downloads at the bottom of the page which you may find useful. If you have any requests for certain information that you would like to see on here, please give us a call as we want this to be your main support page. We have three other pages built just for childcare providers linked below. Please do make good use of these regularly updated webpages as these should become your main point of call.

News and Reminders

  • The funding timetable is now available for 2017-2018 and will have been emailed out to you all, this is term time only. Visit the funding page above to download a copy. 
  • Please me aware that the funding rate for the extended entitlement remains the same as that of the universal offer at £4.05
  • Please keep a look out for the Provider Agreement Jan 2017 that will be sent to all providers shortly. This will be implemented in January 2017. You are able to find a copy in the downloads section at the bottom of the page. The new CSA for Out of School Childcare for children 5 to 11 years is now also available to download at the bottom of the page. 
  • Our Spring takeup figures for the final 2 year old headcount are now available and stand at a fantastic 75.77%. You can view a breakdown of area by visiting our Childcare Provider Funding Page.
  • Parents can now register with HMRC for the Extended Childcare Entitlement please guide them to this webpage to register.
  • Providers can now have access to the Operational Guidance to find out more on how the entitlement is going to work. 

 

Provider Portal

Below is the link for you to access the provider portal where you can record children and parent information for funding purposes. The provider portal is also where you can complete quick update forms and staffing records. You must also inform Ofsted about any changes to your address, telephone number or email address. You can read the guidance we have put together on using the portal in the downloads section at the bottom of this page. 

I'm interested in becoming a childcare provider – how do I get advice?

Our Families Information Service gives advice to anyone who wants to start offering childcare in Derby. Whether you want to be a childminder or would like to set up a day nursery, pre-school playgroup or out of school club, the Families Information Service can help.

The Families Information Service runs briefing sessions where you can find out how to apply to become a registered childcare provider and what support and training is available. 

If you would like to contact Ofsted with any other queries the contact number is 0300 123 1231.

Useful forms

Downloads

Contact details

Email:
Post address:
Families Information Service
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
Phone: 01332 640758
Families Information Service
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS