Newsletter December 2021

Welcome to the December Newsletter from Out of School Alliance

  • OOSA UPDATE: Welcome to the last OOSA Newsletter of 2021! 
  • CHRISTMAS CLOSING: As we move towards the end of this busy year, we wanted to share with you our Christmas closing plans.
  • OOSA FORUM UPDATE: Our second OOSA forum event took place in the evening of 18th November.
  • DfE GUIDANCE FOR ENGLAND: Updated guidance to reflect temporary national Covid-19 measures
  • CHILDCARE IN THE NEWS: Hundreds of thousands of parents are missing out on help paying for childcare
  • TWO THINGS TO DO RIGHT NOW: Carry out a safeguarding review, Send out a parents' newsletter
  • OFSTED NEWS: Ofsted finds serious safeguarding issues at four PGL settings
  • DfE UPDATE: COVID-19 vaccination booster programme expansion and second dose of vaccines for 12-15 yr olds
  • TRAINING NEWS: Set For Success in 2022
  • EVENTS NEWS: The National Playwork Conference 
  • TWO CONSULTATIONS: New Event for Wraparound Care Sector, Out of School Children’s Play Setting Survey
  • ACTIVITY IDEAS: Toilet Roll Christmas Trees