Skip to main content

Search results (284)

Information and advice

 Directory results

Becoming a childminder

For those wishing to become a childminder in Islington, the Early Years and Childcare team offer a 'pathway' to becoming registered with Ofsted. The free support provided is a mixture of essential information, training and ongoing advice including: Information SessionsCome to a short information session and…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Info for Parents

We have put together some advice and information for Parents and Carers in relation to the Coronavirus.

Find Children's Centres and Bright Start Services

Coronavirus update: Following Government instruction all schools and early years settings are closed until further notice to children unless they are children of critical workers and vulnerable children. Parents of these children in Islington have been contacted directly by their children’s nursery and should speak…

Finding and choosing childcare, admissions

Latest guidance for parents and carers from gov.uk updated 12.5.20. We will be udating the nursery and directory listings with further information over the coming weeks.  Islington FIS, Family Information Service, has information about all childcare available in Islington. You can use this directory to find childcare,…

Free childcare and early learning for 2, 3 & 4 year olds - free 15 hours, free 30 hours

Quick links to apply for free early education and childcare: 15 hours free for some 2 year olds 15 hours free for all 3 and 4 year olds 30 hours free for some 3 and 4 year olds Some families can get 15 hours free…

Help for Families New to Islington

Have you recently moved to Islington and have children aged 0-25?  For information about support and services available in your new local area, contact Islington FIS (Family Information Service). Useful links: 1. Activities and support for families with Under 5s at Bright Start Islington venues 2. Finding childcare: Islington…

Help for New Parents in Islington

If you have just had a baby and need information about support and services available in your local area, contact Islington FIS (Family Information Service). Islington FIS helps families with children aged 0-25. Useful links for new parents 1. Registering the birth of your child 2. New…

Holidays - childcare, Covid-19 update

Covid-19 update: only very limited childcare is available over the May half-term holiday for critical worker families and vulnerable children. Please speak to your child's school to find out whether they are able to care for your child.  There will be a limited number of places…

Islington FIS, Information for Families

Free, impartial information and advice for families with children and young people aged 0-25 and the practitioners who work with them.   

Nannies

The Family Information Service provides general advice and information about hiring a nanny, nanny sharing and au pairs, but cannot provide details of individuals or agencies. Nannies provide 'home childcare' which takes place in a child's home. Please note that unlike childminders, nannies do not…