Very briefly, the work this team does is made up of:

  • Ensuring sufficient high-quality Early Years and Childcare provision across Oxfordshire in line with the County Council’s statutory duties
  • Policy development of Early Years and Childcare Grants Programme, Nursery Education Funding and Maintained school nursery admissions
  • Administration of Early Years and Childcare Grants Programme and 2-Year-Old Funding
  • Expansion of free places for 2-year-olds and for the 30-Hour Childcare offer
  • Policy for pre-school use of school premises Premises arrangements (pdf format, 96Kb)
  • Nursery distance measuring (pdf format, 81Kb)


  • Georgina Newbould - Sufficiency & Access Manager: Early Years & Childcare
    07775 025236
  • Janine Foulkes-Williams - Senior Officer, Early Years Organisation
    07733 001503
  • Sue Brown – Sufficiency and Access Officer
    07920 751982