30 Hours for Autumn Term
All 30 hours codes must be validated through the Wizard and must have a start date before 31st August ’19 for an Autumn term start. Any codes with a start date after this cut off date will not be funded until Spring term. Please see table below for further guidance. You can view a list of validated codes in the Wizard under ‘30hr Entitlement Summary‘.
If Parents are offered childcare at your provision with an ineligible code, the Local Authority can not support Parental queries and Parents will be redirected back to yourselbes to discuss any issues around childcare costs due to an error on your part.
Disability Access Fund (DAF)
DAF is underclaimed across the County. Did you know children who are in receipt of DLA are entitled to a one off annual payment of £615 the term following their 3rd birthday? See guidance on how to claim.
Autumn Term – Headcount Return
Autumn term headcount documents are now available in your School360 accounts within the 2019-2020 folder. Please note, as always, there is no pre-population as it is the start of a new academice year.
Headcount day – Thursday 3rd October ’19
Final Submission Deadline – Friday 4th October ’19
Parent Declaration Forms
Did you know each child accessing funded entitlement must have a form complete by the parent before a place is offered? This form;
- collects consent from the parent to use their information
- collects all the information you require to complete your headcount return
- informs you of other providers the child is attending, this allows you to manage the hours they are using
Early Years Training – Additional Course
Due to popular demand, we have added an extra First Aid course. Please see details below;
Dates – Saturday 28th September & 5th October 2019
Venue – Northern Training Partnership, Ashington
Time – 9:30am – 4:00pm
If you would like to apply for this course, please contact Lesley Kelly as soon as possible.