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Welcome to the Childcare.co.uk resource area. Parents and childcare providers will find lots of useful free hints, tips and advice on a range of childcare and parenting topics.
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Sample Nanny Contract (Microsoft Word file)
Nurseries and Pre-Schools
Special Educational Needs
Information for Childcare Providers
Childcare Provider Tips
Childminder Safety Blog with lots of useful information on keeping children safe whilst in your care.
Being a parent is the hardest job in the world, so we've produced some free Parenting Guides covering a wide variery of parenting topics for children of all ages.
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