Bromley Childminding Association



Welcome to the new BCMA website. By using the links above you can find information on policy and procedure writing, CPD for childminders and guidance for parents and carers who are seeking quality childcare.

Our aim is to promote quality, professional homebased childcare and help childminders to continually improve the service they offer. 

Keep checking in with us for news articles and information.   

This site has been developed and sponsored by Fig Childcare Training 


Safeguarding Children Refresher Course

Saturday 24th February- 10.00am to 2.00pm

This course is suitable for those that currently hold a Safeguarding Children Certificate that is no more than 2 years old.


Next Pre-registration training for those wishing to become a Childminder

3 x Saturday - 20th, 27th January and 3rd February 2018 -


If you'd like to meet us and ask any questions on becoming a childminder we have a

Free Childminder Briefing Session




Monday 8th January 2018 - 7pm - 8.15pm at Bromley United Reform Church, 20 Widmore Road, BR1 1RY. Please email if you'd like to attend.


EYFS Revision - April 2017

The revised EYFS was published on 3 March 2017 and will come into force on 3 April 2017. The revised EYFS is available to download. Also a one page guide for providers.


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30 hours - It's all here

Presentation Childcare Works 1
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Presentation Childcare Works 2
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Fig Childcare Training




How to become an Ofsted Registered Childminder and all other training for registered Childminders


Go to -



Childcare Regulators






All registered childcare is regulated by Ofsted




Foundation Years Statutory Framework




Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)



What's New?



Tax-Free Childcare  -  Childcare providers need to sign up to this scheme to receive payments from parents


The Childcare New Business Grants Scheme is now available. Please use the link below to see if you qualify.


Childcare Works

It is our role to work directly with providers, all local authority early years teams, and their partners, and central government




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