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Setting up Childcare Provision

Information and guidance about setting up a childcare provision in the Vale of Glamorgan.

 

Becoming a Childminder  

For information on becoming a childminder, please visit the Family Information Service pages. You can also contact the Family Information Service to find out when the next briefing session is.

 

Becoming a Registered Childminder

Becoming an Approved Home Childcarer

The Childcare at Home Voluntary Approval Scheme is run by the CSSIW and it means that nannies who care for children in the child's home, can register to become approved. More information is available from the CSSIW website:

 

Childcare at Home Voluntary Approval Scheme

Becoming a Playworker

For information on becoming a Playworker visit:

 

Playwork Wales 

Setting up a day nursery or creche

For information on setting up full day care:

 

NDNA - Starting a Day Nursery fact sheet

Setting up a playgroup or Cylch Meithrin

For information on setting up sessional day care:               

Wales Pre-school Providers Association

  • 029 2045 1242

 

To set up a Cylch Meithrin (Welsh playgroup) contact:

Mudiad Meithrin

  • 029 2048 5510

 

Setting up an out of school club

For information on setting up an out of school club:

Clybiau Plant Cymru Kids' Clubs

Bridge House, Station Road, Llanishen, Cardiff.

National Minimum Standards

For copies of the National Minimum Standards for all childcare settings:

  • 03000 628888

 

Getting it Right Legally - Status and Structure for childcare and play organisations