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Childcare Provider Information

Guidance and information to support childcare providers to claim early education:

Early Education Funding Agreement

Early Education Claim Period Documentation

To be issued to parents and carers -

Calculators to help calculate funded hours to be claimed –

Other helpful guidance –

Early Education Payments and Rates

Current rates and payment dates -

Update payment and supplement records -

Early Years National Funding Formula (EYNSFF)

Early Years Procedures –

  • Complaints (funding entitlement)
  • Appeals (withdrawal or suspension of funding or a request to repay)

Data Protection –

Other Guidance –

Other Early Years Funding –

Early Years Funding

  • Start-up
  • Developing childcare places
  • Quality & inclusion
  • Smarter working 

SEND Funding

If you do not find what you are looking for please contact the Early Years Finance team by email at