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									                                            SURE START CHILDREN'S CENTRE CHECKLIST.
                                           Moving towards delivery of 'fully operational services' -
                                                               October 2008
Local Authority                                              Area Type (30% or 70%)
CC Name                                                      Centre achieved FCO
                                                             status on (date)
CC Address                                                   Name/address of person(s) to whom
                                                             additional copies of FCO letter should be
                                                             sent (letter will automatically be sent to the
                                                             Children's Centre Leader)

CC Telephone number

CC Leader name

CC Leader email address

LA Contact name

TfC LPA/RPL




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                           Link to Guidance         Examples of added value             Link to TfC Toolkits    Link to SEF       Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : Integrated education and childcare
    1.1 Information and advice to carers on a CC Practice Section 5     Links with CIS. Information on a                                              Service Offering
    range of subjects, including local                                  wide range of services/topics                                                 Pages
    childcare, early years provision                                    available in a variety of formats
    (integrated full daycare and early
    learning) and education services for three
    and four-year olds
    Comments/Action Points


    1.2 Centre registered to deliver            CC Practice Section 3   LA Sufficiency assessment,                                  Part A            Service Offering
    integrated early learning and childcare for                         business plan, strategy to assure                                             Pages
    0-5 years available for a minimum of 5                              sustainability of early years
    days a week, 10 hours a day, 48 weeks a                             provision. Private and voluntary
    year to meet the needs of working                                   nursery providers are well
    parents                                                             integrated into multi-agency
                                                                        team, included in team meetings
                                                                        etc.
    Comments/Action Points


    1.3 Childcare places open to all, with a   Phase 2 Section3         Inclusive access. Appropriate                                                 Service Offering
    priority for disadvantaged families                                 support to ensure access by                                                   Stage 3
                                                                        those with special needs and/or
                                                                        disabilities
    Comments/Action Points


    1.4 Qualified teacher input from named Phase 2 Section 3            Show allocation of work across Role of a QTS                                  Service Offering
    teacher for a minimum of 0.5 fte with the Phase 3 Section 3         all settings and evidence of QTS                                              Pages
    expectation of increase to 1 fte within 12-                         input in planning and delivering
    18 months of designation.                                           service. Where childcare is
                                                                        delivered by childminders,
                                                                        evidence of QTS input. Plan to
                                                                        build up to 1 fte input within 12-
                                                                        18 months of designation




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                           Link to Guidance        Examples of added value              Link to TfC Toolkits    Link to SEF       Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : Integrated education and childcare
    Comments/Action Points


    1.5 Inspection of Ofsted certificate and   CC Perf Mgt Section 6   Setting has plans in place to                                Part B            Service Offering
    assessments of registered early years                              action points from inspection and                                              Pages
    provision                                                          for continuous improvement with
                                                                       input from QTS

    Comments/Action Points


    1.6 Working towards employment of          Phase 2 Section 3       Budget allocated. Role identified.                                             Service Offering
    someone with Early Years Professional                                                                                                             Stage 3
    Status (EYPS) by 2010
    Comments/Action Points


    1.7 Implementation of Early Years          CC Practice Section 2   Initial training completed.                                                    Service Offering
    Foundation Stage (EYFS)                                            Evidence of QTS input across                                                   Stage 3
                                                                       the CC activities with emphasis
                                                                       on supporting EYFS
    Comments/Action Points


    Section 1 : Integrated education and childcare - examples of best practice




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                            Link to Guidance        Examples of added value              Link to TfC Toolkits    Link to SEF       Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : Integrated education and childcare
              2 Childminder support
    2.1 Support to childminders via a quality CC Practice Section 4     Centre a hub for training and                                Part A            Service Offering
    assured, co-ordinated network, but also Phase 3 Section2            development of childminders to                                                 Pages
    to other childminders in the area, e.g.,                            support achievement of level 3
    providing shared training opportunities,                            and other qualifications.
    loan of toys and equipments, hosting                                Facilities for a network co-
    drop-in sessions etc                                                ordinator, support for
                                                                        recruitment/retention, information
                                                                        available to enable parents to
                                                                        find the right childminder.
                                                                        Inclusive, welcoming
                                                                        environment for childminders.
                                                                        Childminders are included in
                                                                        joint training events, team
                                                                        meetings and have
                                                                        representation on advisory
                                                                        board/governance arrangements

    Comments/Action Points


    2.2 If early years provision is delivered   CC Perf Mgt Section 3   Centre facilities available for                              as above          Service Offering
    through childminders, greater focus on                              Childminders to meet and                                                       Pages
    support for accreditation and training,                             children to access group
    including support for implementation of                             sessions. Series of visits
    EYFS                                                                undertaken by QTS to support
                                                                        and challenge Childminding
                                                                        practice. Training programme
                                                                        targetting childminders delivered
                                                                        covering all aspects of EYFS

    Comments/Action Points




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                           Link to Guidance           Examples of added value              Link to TfC Toolkits    Link to SEF       Field in Tracker

            2 Childminder support and childcare
    Section 1 : Integrated education - examples of best practice




    Section 3 : Family support and parental outreach
    3.1 Outreach services for isolated          Phase 2 Sections 3&4      Data collection systems able to      Toolkit for Priority and Part A, Part B   Service Offering
    parents/carers and children at risk of      CC Practice Section 6     measure numbers of priority and      Excluded families        Section 1        Pages
    social exclusion, including health visitors CC Perf Mgt Section 3     excluded families and the            Improving Health Local
    linked with the centre, underpinned with Phase 3 Section 3            proportion which have been           Authority Joint Working
    good information and data about families                              reached. Health visitors and
    in the local area                                                     other team members actively
                                                                          promote CC activities/services at
                                                                          every opportunity. Provision of
                                                                          specialised evidence based
                                                                          parenting support programmes
                                                                          with links to the LA Parenting
                                                                          Strategy and plans for training of
                                                                          practitioners .
    Comments/Action Points


    3.2 Centre has a swift and easy system Phase 2 Section 3              Evidence of integrated working,                                                Service Offering
    for referring/signposting families to further CC Perf Mgt Section 3   use of CAF. One stop shop                                                      Pages
    services                                      CC PracticeSection 2    approach with workers taking
                                                  and then referenced     ownership of problems/issues.
                                                  throughout.             CAF/TAC Key worker/lead
                                                  Phase 3 Sections 2&3    professional
    Comments/Action Points


    3.3 Links to local schools and out-of-     Phase 2 Section 2          Out of school activities and                                 Part A            CC Main page
    school activities                          CC Perf Mgt Section 3      services to parents are co-
                                               CC Practice Section 2      ordinated. Links with Extended
                                               Phase 3 Section 3          schools co-ordinators.
    Comments/Action Points




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    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                           Link to Guidance         Examples of added value            Link to TfC Toolkits    Link to SEF        Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : Integrated provide early childcare Section 3 CC
    3.4 System in place to education and    Phase2                      Basic awareness raising for all                            Part C Section 2   Service Offering
    identification of children with special Perf Mgt Section 3          staff to encourage early                                                      Pages
    needs and disabilities with inclusive   CC Practice Section 17      intervention. Early Support
    services and support for their families Phase 3 Section 3           programmes.

    Action Points


    3.5 Information and advice to carers       Phase 2 Section 3        Information available on a wide                                               Service Offering
    about the range of family support          CC Perf Mgt Section 3    range of topics, in the form of                                               Pages
    services and activities available in the   CC Practice Section 05   leaflets, noticeboards, posters
    area                                       Phase 3 Section 2        etc and in a variety of formats
                                                                        (community languages, braille
                                                                        etc). Good links and information
                                                                        about voluntary organisations in
                                                                        the area. Programme of
                                                                        activities available. Links with
                                                                        CIS. Ongoing consultation wih
                                                                        families and audit of existing
                                                                        services to ensure services meet
                                                                        needs and remain relevant.
    Comments/Action Points




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                          Link to Guidance        Examples of added value             Link to TfC Toolkits    Link to SEF       Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : Integrated education and childcare 2 Section 3
    3.6 There is a programme of activities    Phase                   Sessions outside of 'normal work                                              Service Offering
    designed to increase families'            CC Perf Mgt Section 3   hours' and tailored towards                                                   Pages
    understanding of child development and CC Practice Section 05     particular disadvantaged groups.
    to raise parenting skills, and there are  Phase 3 Section 2       Activities sensitive to families'
    activities which increase the involvement                         needs and increase the
    of fathers                                                        involvement of priority and
                                                                      excluded groups. Provision of
                                                                      specialised parenting support
                                                                      programmes with links to the LA
                                                                      Parenting Strategy. Specific
                                                                      activities designed to increase
                                                                      the involvement of fathers,
                                                                      including use of outreach
                                                                      services.

    Comments/Action Points


    3.7 Programme of activities to raise      Phase 2 Section 2      Open days, special activity days,                                              Stage 3 Support
    community awareness, promote              CC Perf Mgt Section 3 innovative marketing/advertising                                                Indicator
    community cohesion and foster positive    CC Practice Section 16 strategy
    relations between different communities   Phase 3 Section 2
    Comments/Action Points


    3.8 Where practicable there is a key      CC Practice Section 2   Lead Professional role (CAF)
    worker system in place, the key worker
    being responsible for bringing together
    information on particular children
    covering their needs and progress.
    Comments/Action Points


    Section 3 : Family support and parental outreach - examples of good practice




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                            Link to Guidance         Examples of added value           Link to TfC Toolkits    Link to SEF        Field in Tracker

              4 Child and education and childcare
    Section 1 : Integratedfamily health services
    4.1 Visits undertaken (by Health Visitors) Phase 2 Section 3         Health visitors/midwives co-                              Part B Section     Service Offering
    to all families in the reach area within two CC Perf Mgt Section 3   located with appropriate                                  1,Part C Be        Pages
    months of the child's birth.                 Phase 3 Section 2       processes to facilititate hand                            Healthy
                                                                         over of information to ensure
                                                                         continuity of contact and care.
                                                                         Key workers in post where
                                                                         possible/appropriate
    Comments/Action Points


    4.2 Access to community health services Phase 2 Section 3            Ante- and post-natal                                      as above           Service offering
    including ante- and post-natal support  CC Perf Mgt Section 3        appointments held in CC. Co-                                                 Pages
    and the Child Health Promotion          Phase 3 Section 2            location of staff. Integrated
    Programme.                                                           support plans.
    Comments/Action Points


    4.3 Information, guidance and support       Phase 2 Section 3        Group activities and peer                                 as above           Service offering
    on breastfeeding, nutrition, hygiene,       CC Perf Mgt Section 3    support groups, including                                                    Pages
    healthy lifestyles, safety and smoking      CC Practice Sections     breastfeeding groups, baby
    cessation                                   08-13                    massage etc. Promotion of
                                                Phase 3 Section 3        physical and emotional
                                                                         development, active play and
                                                                         healthy eating, oral and dental
                                                                         hygiene and reduction of
                                                                         accidents and injuries
    Comments/Action Points


    4.4 Promotion of positive mental health     Phase 2 Section 3        Support groups and other                                  Part C Section 2   Service Offering
    and emotional wellbeing, including          CC Perf Mgt Section 3    support mechanisms, including                                                Pages
    support for those suffering from maternal   CC Practice Section 13   peer support/befriending.
    depression.                                 Phase 3 Section 2        Links/referral to specialist
                                                                         agencies
    Comments/Action Points




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                             Link to Guidance         Examples of added value            Link to TfC Toolkits       Link to SEF        Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : provides access to support childcare 2 Section 3
    4.5 Centre Integrated education and       Phase                       Inclusive access. Appropriate                                 as above           Service offering
    for children with special needs and       CC Perf Mgt Section 3       support to ensure access by                                                      Pages
    disabilities, including speech and        CC Practice Sections        those with special needs and/or
    language support                          9,17,18                     disabilities
                                              Phase 3 Section 2
    Comments/Action Points


    Section 4 : Child and family health services - examples of best practice




    Section 5 : Parental involvement
    5.1 Centre has arrangements for              Phase 2 Section 2        Parent representatives on         Toolkit for Priority and    Part C Section 3   Main page
    consulting parents and ensuring that their   Phase 3 section 3        Advisory Board. Parent Forum. Excluded familiesT
    views and needs are taken into account       CC Practice Section 2    Volunteer programme.
    when planning and delivering services        CC Perf. Mgt Section 2   Parents/volunteers seen as 'part
                                                                          of the team'. Regular
                                                                          undertaking of parental
                                                                          satisfaction surveys/consultation
                                                                          and evidence that results are
                                                                          taken into account when
                                                                          planning future service delivery.

    Comments/Action Points


    5.2 Activities for children and carers at    Phase 2 Section 3        Range of inclusive                                                               Service Offering
    the centre, e.g., play groups, stay and      CC Perf Mgt Section 3    activities/sessions to suit both                                                 Pages
    play, parents groups, drop-in sessions       CC Practice Section 2    working and non-working carers,
    etc.                                         Phase 3 Section 2        responsive to local needs with
                                                                          active involvement/consultation
                                                                          with parents/carers.

    Comments/Action Points




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                          Link to Guidance        Examples of added value           Link to TfC Toolkits      Link to SEF       Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : Integrated education and childcare best practice
            5 Parental involvement - examples of




    Section 6 : Employment support
    6.1 Centre has agreed links with          Phase 2 Section 3       Up to date vacancy boards,         Child Poverty Toolkit    Part A            Service Offering
    Jobcentre Plus to encourage and support   CC Perf Mgt Section 3   internet access, warm phones,      Improving links with                       Pages
    parents/carers who wish to consider       CC Practice Section 7   Jobcentre Plus advisers offering Jobcentre Plus
    training and employment.                  Phase 3 Section 2       one-to-one or group support,
                                                                      drop-in sessions, integrating
                                                                      JCP staff into centre team
                                                                      planning, etc. Adult learning
                                                                      opportunities, including Literacy,
                                                                      language, numeracy, IT skills, e-
                                                                      learning, volunteer training
                                                                      programme, assistance with
                                                                      childcare whilst training etc to
                                                                      promote 'work readiness'. Staff
                                                                      actively promote work as a route
                                                                      out of poverty and show
                                                                      awareness of the governments
                                                                      Child Poverty agenda (through
                                                                      induction/training processes).

    Comments/Action Points


    Section 6 : Employment support - examples of best practice




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                          Link to Guidance          Examples of added value         Link to TfC Toolkits    Link to SEF        Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : Integrated education and childcare
              7 General
    7.1 Business/service plan in existence      Phase 2 Section 4       Analysis of 'value for money'.    Business Planning     Part C Section 4   Stage 1 Progress
    which is regularly reviewed and sets out Phase 3 Section 4 &        Evidence of appropriate financial Toolkit                                  Screen
    clear expectations in terms of the delivery Appendix 2              planning/funding arrangements.
    of quality outcomes aligned with            CC Practice Section 2   Centre demonstrates clear
    appropriate financial planning              CC Perf Mgt Section 2   understanding of expectations in
                                                &5                      terms of outcomes. Robust
                                                                        monitoring systems. Regular
                                                                        reviews of business/service plan
                                                                        to ensure activities are
                                                                        continuing to meet local needs.
                                                                        Involvement of all staff and
                                                                        parents/carers in
                                                                        planning/evaluation process

    Comment/Action Points


    7.2 Evidence of clear performance         Phase 2 Section 4      Completion of CC SEF. Regular                              SEF Guidance       Stage 3 Support
    management arrangements                   Phase 3 Section 2      reviews of performance based                                                  Indicator
                                              CC Practice Section 2 on improving outcomes
                                              CC Perf. Mgt Section 5
                                              & Annex B
    Comments/Action Points




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                          Link to Guidance      Examples of added value           Link to TfC Toolkits     Link to SEF      Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : Integrated education and childcare 2 Section 3
    7.3 Integrated management and           Phase                   Advisory board has                  Governance Toolkit                      CC Main Page and
    governance arrangements in place        Phase 3 Sections 2&3    representation of a wide range of Business Planning                         Stage 2 Progress
                                            & Appendix 2            partners, including parents,        Toolkit                                 Screen
                                                                    statutory agencies and PVI
                                                                    sector and mechanisms clearly
                                                                    meet the needs of the
                                                                    community and centre in forms
                                                                    of delivery. Board has clear
                                                                    terms of reference and members
                                                                    undertake training regarding
                                                                    their roles/responsibilities. There
                                                                    are effective links to School
                                                                    Governing Body where
                                                                    appropriate.

    Comments/Action Points


    7.4 At least one building with a clear      Phase 2 Section 2   Appropriate signage and CC          Supporting the           SEF Part A     CC Main Page
    identity as a Children's Centre and which Phase 3 Section 2     branding, including on linked       successful delivery of
    is the main postal/contact address.                             sites. Evidence that all linked     rural children's centres
    There are a maximum of two additional                           sites see themselves as part of
    linked sites within a distance of 0.5 miles                     the main CC. All linked sites to
    from main centre.                                               demonstrate their understanding
                                                                    of what being part of the
                                                                    Children's Centre means. Main
                                                                    centre has reception and offers
                                                                    information and advice to
                                                                    parents/carers, whilst linked sites
                                                                    are able to provide information
                                                                    and signposting.
                                                                    There is an appropriate delivery
                                                                    model for centres serving rural
                                                                    areas.

    Comments/Action Points




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    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                         Link to Guidance          Examples of added value             Link to TfC Toolkits    Link to SEF       Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : working in partnership with childcare 2 Section 2
    7.5 Centre Integrated education and        Phase                   SLAs/MOUs with appropriate          Working with            Section A (A5, A6) CC Main Page
    other agencies to provide integrated       Phase 3 Section 3 and   partners. Commissioning             Private,Voluntary and Part C Section 3
    support with all partners working together Appendix 2              strategy. Joint                     Independent sectors
    to jointly deliver the core offer          CC Practice Section 2   objectives/outcomes. Joint use      Business Planning
                                               CC Perf mgt Sections    of existing provision with shared   Toolkit
                                               2&4 & Annex A           funding where appropriate. All      Improving Health local
                                                                       team members have sense of          Authority Joint Working
                                                                       'belonging' to CC team. One
                                                                       stop shop approach with workers
                                                                       taking ownership of
                                                                       problems/issues. 'Team around
                                                                       the child'

    Comments/Action Points


    7.6 Children's Centre Leader (CCL) and Phase 2 Section 3           CCL working to National                                     SEF Part A        Stage 3 Support
    other staff appropriately qualified    Phase 3 Appendix 1          Standards for Leaders of Sure                                                 Indicator
                                           CC Practice Sections        Start Children's Centres (with
                                           2&3                         NPQICL qualification being
                                                                       preferred). NVQ 3 level for
                                                                       childcare workers and minimum
                                                                       of NVQ 2 for all other workers.
                                                                       Workforce development plans in
                                                                       place. Common core and
                                                                       induction standards training.
                                                                       CAF/Lead Professional skills.
                                                                       Rolling programme of integrated
                                                                       training for all. Planning for
                                                                       EYPS by 2010

    Comments/Action Points




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                          Link to Guidance          Examples of added value              Link to TfC Toolkits     Link to SEF         Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : Integrated education reach Phase 2 Section 2
    7.7 Evidence of understanding of and childcare                      Tracking trends to ensure that     Toolkit for Prioity and    Part A all          Stage 3 Support
    and systems in place so that the centre is Phase 3 Section 2        services remain appropriate for Excluded families                                 Indicator
    able to monitor which families and which CC Practice Sections 1     families. Understanding of the                                Part B Section 1A
    members of families are using services     &2                       importance of outreach services                               and B
                                               CC Perf. Mgt. Sections   in the quest to engage with
                                               1&2                      priority and excluded families.
                                                                        Increased take up of services,
                                                                        with centres having information
                                                                        to demonstrate that they are
                                                                        making a difference and are
                                                                        increasingly reaching priority and
                                                                        excluded families and those that
                                                                        have not normally accessed
                                                                        services
    Comments/Action Points


    7.8 During opening hours, the centre is Phase 3 Section 2           All staff have access to
    always staffed by someone who is able to CC Practice Section 5      information and take
    offer information and advice to families                            responsibility for welcoming
    and can help families access the services                           families and other visitors to the
    they need                                                           centre. Information available in
                                                                        the form of leaflets,
                                                                        noticeboards, posters etc.
                                                                        Appropriate signage and
                                                                        opening hours displayed.
                                                                        Programme of activities
                                                                        available. Opening hours for
                                                                        centres within less
                                                                        disadvantaged areas to meet
                                                                        local needs.
    Comments/Action Points




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                          Link to Guidance       Examples of added value           Link to TfC Toolkits    Link to SEF       Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : open for a minimum of 5 days Phase 2 Section 3
    7.9 Centre Integrated education and childcare                    Clear signage and opening                                 Part A            CC Main Page.
    a week, 10 hours a day and 48 weeks a                            hours on display (including
    year                                                             during school holidays). Centre
                                                                     open for weekend/evening
                                                                     activities according to local
                                                                     need. Appropriate services
                                                                     during school holidays

    Comments/Action Points


    Section 7 : General - examples of best practice




    Further details
    Is the information in CC Tracker up-to-   Comments/Action Points :
    date and complete?

    Has the Full Core Offer been delivered    Comments/Action Points :
    within 2 years of designation?

    Is there any follow-up documentation      Comments/Action Points :
    required. Give details, including
    timescale for receipt
    Has a FCO visit taken place? If yes, give      Yes/No           Comments
    date of visit and name of CC contact.




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    Applicable to all centres
    Applicable to 30% centres only
    Addition to Tracker planned

   Service Criteria                      Link to Guidance            Examples of added value   Link to TfC Toolkits    Link to SEF       Field in Tracker

    Section 1 : Integrated education and childcare Yes/No             Comments


    Does the centre meet the FCO          If no, indicate timescale
    criteria?                                      for review



    Centre achieved FCO status on
    (date)

    Reviewed by
    TfC Contact ……………………………………………………………………………..


    LA Contact ……………….……………………………………………………………..

    Guidance
    Phase 2                               A Sure Start Children's Centre for every community.   July 2005
                                          Phase 2 planning guidance (2006-08)
    CC Practice                           Sure Start Children's Centres Practice Guidance        November 2006
    CC Perf Mgt                           Sure Start Children's Centres Planning and Performance November 2006
                                          Management Guidance
    Phase 3                               Sure Start Children's Centres : Phase 3 Planning and   November 2007
                                          Delivery




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