Early years funding supports the national scheme administered by local authorities to offer free early learning and childcare places to all children aged 3 and 4 and some 2 year olds meeting certain criteria. To find out more about the legal framework and principles go to the Early Years Funding Code of Practice for Local Authorities.

Guidance and claim information

Select a link below to download guidance, leaflets, information or forms relating to Early Years Funding in Cambridgeshire.

Guide_to_early_years_funding claims

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Early years single funding formula and policy guide

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Early_years_portal_user guide

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Timetable and Info Summer 2017

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Summer 2017 Bulletin

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New providers

If you are a new or existing childcare provider and wish to start drawing down early years funding for 2,3 and 4 year olds you will need to:

  • be Ofsted registered and;
  • have agreed to the conditions within the Cambridgeshire Local Agreement

If you are interested in setting up a new provision or are in the process of doing so please contact:
[email protected]

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