About CCF

PACEY Children Come First is a quality improvement scheme for childminding networks. Children Come First is:

  • recognised as a quality improvement scheme for childminders across England and Wales.
  • well recognised across the childcare sector.
  • enables networks to accredit childminders to offer early years education to 3- and 4-year-olds and disadvantaged 2-year-olds.
  • designed especially for childminding networks and childminders.
  • developed to give networks a strong working framework, which encourages them to plan for the future.

You can read more about PACEY Children Come First and the benefits of quality-assuring childminding networks using the links on the left.




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