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CM Club How much space do you need?

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tigersmum Tue 03-Mar-09 12:14:17

Can anyone remember how many square feet per child you need? I am sure I read somewhere that Ofsted do, or used to, decide how many children you can look after by going off the square footage per child. I just need a rough figure really.

Numberfour Tue 03-Mar-09 13:42:35

have a look at the EYFS statutory framework, i think it is called. has all the details in that.

KatyMac Tue 03-Mar-09 13:43:48

it's Metres now
Not sure I remember right it might be
2.5 for an under 2
2.3 for an over
3.5 for a 3-5 yo (I think)

tigersmum Tue 03-Mar-09 13:47:17

Thanks for the replies. I knew I had read it somewhere but could not put my finger on it when someone asked me this morning.

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