The model agreement is for:
- local authorities
- early years providers, including:
- early years providers and childminders registered on the Ofsted early years register
- childminders registered with a childminder agency that is registered with Ofsted
- independent schools and academies taking children age 2 and over and which are exempt from registration with Ofsted as an early years provider
The statutory guidance Early education and childcare is also available for local authorities.