Childcare Sufficiency Assessment

Useful information for childcare providers in Bournemouth.

Childcare Sufficiency Report

Every Local Authority has a statutory duty to secure sufficient childcare.

This enables parents to work because childcare places are available, accessible and affordable and are delivered in a range of high quality settings.

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2018

Business Sustainability

Please find below a range of useful resources that will help with business sustainability. 

DfE Sustainable Business Resources 

The Department for Education has produced a range of resources to help support early years providers of all sizes to build sustainable and successful businesses and help them access the business support they need.

NDNA Business Zone

The NDNA Early Years Business Zone is a free resource for pre-schools and nurseries. It brings together good practice in business planning and tools and resources to provide specialist support.

PACEY Childminding Project

The PACEY Business Smart for Childminders supports new and established childminders to assess their business sustainability, and look at whether they could expand their provision of funded childcare. 

The Pre-school Learning Alliance

The pre-school learning Alliance have a range of financial planning and funding tools.

Essex County Council

Essex County Council has a useful guide for anyone with managerial responsibility for an early education or childcare provision.  

Previous Childcare Sufficiency Assesments within Bournemouth

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2017

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2016

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2015

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2014

Childcare Sufficiency Assesment 2011

Childcare Sufficiency Assesment 2008