Early Education Funding Forms for Practitioners

Forms and guides for child care practitioners to use when claiming Early Education Funding for two, three and four year olds.

Parent declaration forms:

BCP Council - Parent Declaration Form - Word Version

BCP Council - Parent Declaration Form - PDF

Please also view our:

Early Education Funding timetable for claiming
Funding periodFunding claimsSchool holiday 
dates
Portal closes
(Midnight)

Autumn 19/20

2/9/19 to 27/12/19

 

Portal opens

3/6/19 

Term-time only funding

14 weeks*

 

Stretched offer funding

up to 16 weeks

(one week not covered)* 

 

28 Oct to 1 Nov

 

16 to 31 Dec 

Estimate claims 

21/8/19

Balance claims

09/10/19

Adjustments

29/1/20

 

 Spring 19/20

30/12/19 to 29/3/20

 

Portal opens

4/11/19

Term-time only funding

11 weeks*

 

Stretched offer funding

up to 13 weeks 

 

 

 

17 to 21 Feb

 

 

 

Estimate claims 

11/12/19

Balance claims

29/1/20

Adjustments

06/5/20

 

 Summer 20/21

30/3/20 to 30/8/20

 

Portal opens

24/2/20

Term-time only funding

13 weeks*

 

Stretched offer funding

up to 22 weeks 

 

 

6 to 19 Apr

 

25 to 31 May 

 

21 July to 31 Aug

Estimate claims 

18/3/20

Balance claims

6/5/20

Adjustments

7/10/20

 

 Autumn 20/21

31/8/20 to 27/12/20

 

Portal Opens

1/6/20

Term-time only funding

14 weeks*

 

Stretched offer funding

up to 16 weeks

(one week not covered)*

 

 

26 Oct to 1 Nov

 

21 Dec to 3 Jan

 

Estimate claims 

19/8/20

Balance claims

7/10/20

Adjustments

27/1/21

 

 * It is the providers choice which week/s are not covered for each funding period.

Please find the pdf version of the timetable here.

Queries about claiming Early Education Funding

If you have any queries regarding claiming two, three or four year old Early Education Funding, please contact your local funding team:

Bournemouth & Christchurch 

Call: 01202 456231 

email: earlyeducation.fundingteam@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Poole 

Call: 01202 261989

email: childcare@bcpcouncil.gov.uk