Recruiting and Retaining your Workforce

This booklet provides guidance on recruiting and retaining staff for wraparound childcare, which refers to before and after school care for primary school children in England.

Wraparound Early Adopter Case Studies

From the start of the wraparound expansion project, four local authorities have been early adopters – supporting with additional data collection, information sharing and learning in order to provide other local authorities with best practice. Here are the case studies of the findings.

Early Adopter Case Study: Norfolk

This short case study explores insights from Norfolk’s early adopter approach to wraparound care. They discuss the initial set-up process, how they engaged providers, major challenges, geographic planning, governance model, application process, biggest enablers, and advice to other Local Authorities.

Early Adopter Case Study: Central Bedfordshire

This short case study explores insights from Central Bedfordshire’s early adopter approach to wraparound care. They discuss initial challenges, stakeholder engagement, funding allocation and modelling, unique challenges of the three-tier school system, key successes, impact navigation, governance model, and advice for other Local Authorities.

Early Adopter Case Study: Cambridgeshire

This short case study explores insights from Cambridgeshire’s early adopter approach to wraparound care. They discuss previous work carried out on wraparound care, their childminder focus, their grant funding process, monitoring process, provider support and advice to other Local Authorities.

Early Adopter Case Study: Bi-Borough Cluster Approach

The short case study explores Kensington & Chelsea’s and Westminster’s cluster approach to wraparound childcare. They discuss key lessons they have learned so far, their cluster model approach, challenges and successes, parent engagement, sustainability strategies and advice for other Local Authorities.