Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) became law on the 1st September 2008. An updated version will be in place on the 1st of September 2012. It applies to all children under the age of five. Every setting registered with Ofsted must now comply with the same set of standards.

Same standards

I have spent some time temping for Reed Education as a qualified Nursery Nurse. This has given me the opportunity to experience other settings. 

Both childminders and nurseries work to the same welfare requirements and standards.  Both are regulated by Ofsted and must deliver Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

Childcare considerations

childcare considerationsEarly relationships and experiences impact on development for the rest of our lives. Failure to have trust in their cargiver...


About Venetia Jones

About Venetia JonesI am a childminder because of my love for children, and have been registerd with ofsted since May 2002. 


Home based Childcare

homebasedNeisha's Niche is a free-play setting. Children whose early experience is focused on play show significant success later in their lives.