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Extended services: staffing ratios

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Last updated on 3 January 2017
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What are the staffing ratios for holiday, after-school and breakfast clubs? We explain that the ratios set out in the EYFS framework apply if children under reception age are in the group. You will find advice on calculating ratios for mixed-age clubs and recommended ratios for older pupils.

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  2. 2 Staffing ratios for groups including EYFS children
  3. 3 Working out staffing ratios for mixed-age groups
  4. 4 Staffing ratios for groups of children above reception age

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