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Child Development

The NHS website holds useful information on all aspects of baby and child development, see website for more details. www.nhs.uk/pregnancy    Page reveiwed December 2021

Child Exploitation and Missing Children

To find out more about the Missing & Exploitation Team at Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC), please see below.  To view support organisation Child Exploitation and Missing Children  Reviewed October 2021

Child Travel Project - for students with SEND

The Child Travel Project is an initiative by Reading Borough Council for students with SEND to receive Travel Training" to enable independent travel to and from school. Updated December 2021

Childcare

Holiday Activity Fund (HAF) - Brighter Futures For Children for information on activities running over the school holidays for eligible families   Deciding the type of childcare you want for your child is an important decision, so it is a good idea to get as much…

Childcare - Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions - Finding the right services for your child can be stressful so we've compiled a comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions that might help you.    Last reviewed June 2022  

Childcare Contracts and Complaints

Your contract with your childcare provider Before your child starts at a childcare setting you will need to sign a contract with your chosen childcare provider e.g. childminder, pre-school day nursery etc. Signing a contract with a childcare provider is a legally binding document, which…

Childcare Costs

If you're returning to work, you'll need to think about the various factors affecting how much you can afford to pay for childcare, and what funding options are available. Visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk for information on help available for childcare costs.  Last reviewed April 2022

Childcare for Children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities in Reading

OFSTED registered childcare, is available in Reading for children with special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND).  Reviewed September 2021

Childcare Providers

Find out about the diffrent types of childcare providers in the Reading area. We are the only official organisation that holds Ofsted registered childcare provider information in Reading (e.g. childminders, day nurseries, pre-schools, after school clubs, breakfast clubs, holiday clubs, creches), which is updated daily…

Childminders

Childminders provide childcare in their own homes, and are OFSTED Registered, to find out more, please see below.   Last reviewed June 2022.