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Childcare Provider Information

Guidance and information to support childcare providers:

Early Education Funding Agreement –

Early Education Claims –

Other Local Authority Early Years Funding –

  • Early Years Funding
    • start-up
    • developing childcare places
    • quality & inclusion
    • specialist equipment
  • SEND Funding
    • SEN Inclusion Fund
    • EHCP and complex need
    • 2 year Early Education
    • Exceptional
    • Disability Access Fund (DAF)

Early Years Procedures –

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

Data Protection –

Other Guidance –

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