It’s a great pleasure to have James Hempsall returning as my guest blogger. In this blog, James gives an update on the Government’s ‘Achieving Two Year Olds’ incentive. James is Director at Hempsall’s and is the National Support Director/Central Region Lead regarding the provision of support for ‘Achieving Two Years Olds’ to local authorities.
“Achieving Two Year Olds: the statutory duty comes into force – an opportunity for providers to develop new provision to reach the least advantaged two year olds and their families.
Now seems a great opportunity to update everyone on two year olds. September 2013 saw the statutory duty on local authorities to provide up to 15 hours per week of early learning for the 20% least advantaged two year olds. We are pleased to report progress has been growing steadily over the past 12 months. Local authority confidence in delivery has been high overall for 2013 and this is reflected […]