Core Purpose & Statutory Guidance
- Core Purpose of Sure Start Children's Centres
The core purpose of Sure Start Children's Centres is to improve outcomes for young children and their families, with a particular focus on the most disadvantaged, so children are equipped for life and ready for school, no matter what their background or family circumstances.
- Sure Start children's centre statutory guidance
This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education. This means that recipients must have regard to it when carrying out duties relating to children's centres under the Childcare Act 2006