The Government consultation regarding the Early Years National Funding Formula ended in September and the results were released on 1 December 2016. The new National Funding Formula, and resultant allocation of funding to Cambridgeshire County Council, will commence in April 2017 for the universal entitlement and from September 2017 for the additional 15 hour entitlement for working parents.
Early Years Funding Formula for Cambridgeshire providers
Consultations and responses prior to developing the Early Years Funding Formula for Cambridgeshire providers.
Proposed Early Years Funding Formula for Cambridgeshire providers were published and consulted on between Monday 19 December 2016 and Monday 23 January 2017
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The responses to this consultation were published and shared with Schools Forum on Friday 27 January 2017. Summary and main themes from comments received.
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Charging for additional goods and services
The section on 'Charging' in the Early education and childcare – Statutory guidance for local authorities clarifies what charges can be made when the guidance comes into effect from September 2017. Further information and advice about charging for services can also be found on the Childcare Works webpages.
30 hours free childcare entitlement: delivery model
The Government published their response to the nationwide consultation which was open between June and August 2016 and published in November 2016.