Early Years

GDPR Toolkit for early years providers

Need help preparing for the GDPR? Take a look at our new GDPR Toolkit for early years providers which groups together all our GDPR information in one place and gives you a step-by-step guide of what you need to do, with links to template documents and useful Q&As.

Samantha Tracey, Development Editor




Includes advertising, creating a website and data protection.

Buildings Maintenance

Includes tendering contracts, cleaning, disabled access and facilities and security.


Includes maternity and family rights, recruitment and selection and pay and benefits.


Includes accounting and budgets, and tax and VAT.

Health and Safety

Includes accident reporting, first aid, fire risk assessment, COSHH, manual handling, occupational, asbestos, food safety, electrical safety, PPE, training, temporary workers, visitors, health and safety management systems.


Includes complaints and inspection.

Introduction to Early Years

Includes Childcare Act 2006, Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), funding and planning.

Learning and Development

Includes the seven areas of learning, observation and transition.

Planning and Organisation

Includes auditing, budgeting, business plans and funding.

Training and Improvement

Includes induction, appraisal, qualifications and supervision.

Welfare of Children

Includes accidents and emergencies, behaviour, nutrition, food safety, hygiene, sickness and injury, meals, medicines, outings safeguarding, security and SEN.

Working with Parents

Includes admissions, parental responsibility and partnership working.

Reference Articles

Key Rates and Data

Statistics, payment rates, allowances, benefits, award rates and penalties.

Law and Guidance

Content to help you research legislation and guidance.

Questions and Answers

Frequently asked questions and model answers.

Tools and Documents


Model documents for you to use.