- Don’t miss out! Apply for OR reconfirm your 30 hours eligibility code to receive 30 hours free childcare
- See our Help with Childcare Costs pages to see what help is available and to see if you qualify.
Childcare Sufficiency Assessment (CSA)
The Childcare Act 2006 places a duty on local authorities to make sure that there are enough childcare services for parents that want them, in order for them to work or train.
Childcare Sufficiency Score Cards 2016
The childcare sufficiency score cards cover sufficiency of childcare data across wards within Haringey.
In 2015, we carried out our second full childcare sufficiency assessment which identifies the supply and demand for childcare and any gaps in childcare provision. You can read the final report below, which gives a detailed account of our findings and either download the full document (161 pages long) or view the summary and Action Plan:
- CSA Final Report September 2015 (PDF, 2MB)
- CSA Summary Report September 2015 (PDF, 333KB)
- CSA Action Plan 2015-18 (PDF, 79KB)
Main findings from the 2015 CSA
- Haringey has generally sufficient childcare, particularly for children under 5s. The highest demand of childcare is for the universal free entitlement for 3 and 4 year olds
- Families and friends play a significant part in parents’ choice for childcare
- The cost of childcare is identified as a real barrier for Haringey’s population
- Parents’ of disabled children reported less confidence in the ability of setting to look after the specific needs of their child
- The quality of childcare and early education provision is on a five year upward trajectory
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