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NCS Newsletter Issue 1 August 2017

Is available to download

New Era Childminder Services webpage3

Next NCS Meeting is on Thursday  9th November 2017 at  7pm 

At the CVS Building, 62-64 Yorkshire Street,


(Out of hours entrance is round the back)

The NCS Network Meeting aims to refresh, network, inform, support and facilitate discussion of relevant topics (and burning issues) and also offers opportunity to catch up with other childminder  colleagues, with refreshments provided.
Free to Members
The NCS Team – Sue, Elaine and Wendy

Quick Update  Oct 2016
We’ve already had 15 applications. So if you haven’t already sent in your form then please do so.
There’s a pdf form available to download and print at the bottom of the page.

New Era is delighted to announce the launch of New Era Childminder Services (NCS)
The first Membership meeting was held on Thursday 23rd June 2016 and around 20 childminders came to find out more.
NCS aims to promote and support the continual development of high quality home based childcare through the provision of support, information, advice and guidance, education and training.

Drawing on 60 years of collective first hand experience as local childminders NCS offers professional support to your childcare business.

As a team we have over 60 years experience collectively working as childminders and in addition have 10 years experience of managing the New Era Nursery, one member of staff has 4 years recent experience as an Early Years Ofsted Inspector.  Drawing on this extensive experience, the team which comprises of Sue, Wendy and Elaine, are able to offer quality information, training and advice and guidance to all members of the NCS.

The team have a comprehensive suite of qualification between them which include,  Degree in Early Years, Information, Advice and Guidance Level, Children’s Care Learning and Development Level 4,  Adult Teaching Qualifications, Assessors Qualifications, SENCO, ECAT, ICAN and  Parentalk. The team undertake continuous professional development and over many years have attended many additional courses to further develop their knowledge and skills. The team also set up and for 5 years ran the Burnley and District childminder network which supported childminders to access Early Years Funding.

Childminders who join NCS are able to  access  telephone and email support and attend termly network meetings to refresh, network, inform, support and facilitate discussion of relevant topics (and burning issues) and an opportunity to catch up with other childminder  colleagues, with of course tea, coffee and cakes.

As NCS Childminder members you will also receive a discount of 10% off New Era training courses (such as Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding and other CPD courses offered)

The year runs from 1/9/2016 to 31/8/2017  and fees are

  • £9 monthly (due on the 1st of each month and it’s less than 30p per day)
  • or £26 quarterly (due on the 1st of the months of September, December, March, June)
  • or £100 annual one off payment which is payable before 20th September.

A discount of 25% is offered on the membership fee for the second or further applicant for childminders working together or Assistants at the same address.


Full terms and conditions please see NCS Terms and Conditions available on sign up.

 Download your NCS Application Form HERE  (pdf copy to be printed and posted)
 For further information contact us on 435302  or email us on