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Created by The Education People’s Early Years & Childcare Service, Threads of Success is a comprehensive suite of training, support and products, developed and delivered by our highly skilled and experienced team through ten ‘Threads’.

Threads of Success is the one-stop shop to support you on your journey to excellence in the early years and childcare sector. In this area you will find information on:

Our combined local authority, The Education People and voluntary and private sector knowledge puts us in the perfect position to bring you the best possible solutions for all your early years and childcare needs.

We also deliver Kent County Council’s statutory early years and childcare responsibilities and work closely with a significant number of private, voluntary and independent nurseries, schools, academies, out of school providers and childminders in Kent, and beyond.

The Kent County Council (KCC) funded offer via The Education People is available to providers of early education and/or childcare within KCC’s geographical boundaries, registered with Ofsted or the Department for Education and/or with KCC to deliver Free Entitlement places; this includes:

  • Private, voluntary and independent group providers
  • Out of school childcare providers
  • Eligible childminders
  • Schools and academies admitting children under four.

*Please note that non-eligible childminders can access some elements of the offer only.