Useful Information and Links

Here are some links to some external websites with other information you may find useful.



The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. All schools and Ofsted-registered early years providers must follow the EYFS, including childminders, preschools, nurseries and school reception classes.

Central Bedfordshire Council School Admissions:  ‚Äč

Central Bedfordshire Council Directory of Support Services:


The NSPCC is the UK’s leading children’s charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover.

Action for Children

Action for Children supports and speaks out for the UK’s most vulnerable and neglected children and young people.

CAMHS, Child and Adult Mental Health Services:


Cruse Bereavement Care:

Central Bedfordshire Local Children's Safeguarding Board:

The Children's Food Trust:

Information from HMRC regarding 30 Hour Funding Options

Home Start

Provides vital support services to families with young children across the county.

Shefford and District Children's Centre

National Debtline:

What to do... Advice on childhood illnesses