Early Education Funding Forms For Practitioners

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

Please view our Privacy Notice and eligible birth dates for funding.

Please also see our Local Provider Agreement and timetable for claiming funding.

 

Time table for claiming funding 2019 / 2020
 Term Funding Dates School Holiday DatesFunding Claims Deadline (Midnight)

 Summer 19

Portal Opens

3/2/19

 Term time only funding

1/4/19 to 19/7/19 

(13 weeks)

Stretched offer funding

1/4/19 to 31/8/19

(up to 22 weeks)

8 to 19 April

 

27 to 31 May

 

22 July to 31 Aug

Estimate payments

20/3/19

Balance Payments

8/5/19

Adjustments

09/10/19 

Autumn 19

Portal Opens

3/6/19 

Term time only funding

2/9/19 to 13/12/19 

(14 weeks)

Stretched offer funding

2/9/19 to 27/12/19

(up to 16 weeks - 1 week not covered, settings choice which week)

 

28 Oct to 1 Nov

 

16 to 31 Dec

Estimate payments

21/8/19

Balance Payments

9/10/19

Adjustments

29/1/20

Spring 20

Portal Opens

4/11/19 

Term time only funding

6/1/20 to 27/3/20 

(11 weeks)

Stretched offer funding

1/1/20 to 27/3/20

(up to 13 weeks)

 

 

17 to 21 Feb 

Estimate payments

11/12/19

Balance Payments

29/1/20

Adjustments

06/5/20 

Parent declaration forms:

BCP Council - Parent Declaration Form - Word Vesion

BCP Council - Parent Declaration Form - PDF

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 or email: earlyeducation.fundingteam@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Poole 

Call: 01202 261989 or email: familyinformation@bcpcouncil.gov.uk