Useful Links

The following links provide useful information for parents/carers with pre-school age children:

Free Early Education All 3 and 4-year-olds in England are entitled to 15 hours of free early education each week for 38 weeks of the year. Some 2-year-olds are also eligible.

Childcare Choices Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers in one place for the first time, including two schemes for working parents: Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare.

Early Years Alliance New Marston Pre-School is a member of the Early Years Alliance

Ofsted Information about Ofsted’s role in regulating childcare

Department of Education Information about the Early Years Foundation Stage

St Michael’s CE Primary School New Marston Pre-School is located within the grounds of St Michael’s CE Primary School

Oxfordshire County Council Starting school in Oxfordshire, including admission policies and how to apply for a primary school place for your child

Special Educational Needs and Disability New Marston Pre-School is part of Oxfordshire County Council’s SEND Local Offer

Children and Family Centres in Oxfordshire Children and family centres are for children under 5 and their families and offer a range of activities, play, information and support from professionals working in a wide range of fields, whatever their background or circumstances.

Oxfordshire Libraries  Find your local library

Early Years Development Journal Designed for families, practitioners and others to use as a way of recording, celebrating and supporting children’s progress

Family Friendly Events in Oxford Daily Info listing of events in Oxford suitable for children and families

Get Safe Online Advice for families with children under 5 years old about being safe online