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 high 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.
Saturday 13th May 2017 - 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.
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.
Class 4 National Insurance contributions will go up to 10% from 9% and to 11% in April 2019. The Treasury later said that 1.6 million people would, on average, pay £240 more a year and no-one earning less than £16,250 would be worse off.
How to become an Ofsted Registered Childminder and all other training for registered Childminders
Our next Pre-Registration Home-based Childcare Course Starts May/June
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.