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Family Action was funded by the Department for Education (DfE) in 2015-16 to support school-based early years settings to develop more inclusive childcare provision for 0-5s with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

How to guide

The guide demonstrates how school-based childcare providers developed more inclusive childcare practices for 0-5s with SEND during the project.

  1. Introduction
  2. Auditing provision
  3. Staff Training
  4. Mapping
  5. Visual Signage
  6. Equipment and Furniture
  7. Sensory Areas
  8. Marketing
  9. Websites and Social Media
  10. Policy Documents
  11. Parents’ Experiences
  12. Peer_Support
  13. SEND Conditions
  14. Childminders
  15. Funding
  16. EAL
  17. Rural Settings
  18. Accreditation

Inclusive Childcare Acknowledgements

Research and evaluation

Developing High-Quality Inclusive Practices

  • Developing High-Quality Inclusive Practices (Family and Childcare Trust/Family Action, 2016). This report highlights the experiences of school-based childcare settings supported by Family Action in developing inclusive provision for 0–5 year olds with SEND.