January 2024 - New childcare offer for eligible working parents of 2 year olds

We are aware that some parents are experiencing difficulties with the application process for the new 2 year old funding offer, please do signpost them to HMRC Childcare Service helpline on 0300 123 4097 who will be able to advise.

Information can also be accessed through the Childcare Choices  website. As a Local Authority we have no authority on this process and currently have no additional information to that which has been published on Childcare Choices.

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Early Years 2, 3 & 4 year old funding

Early Years 2, 3 & 4 year old funding

All childcare providers need to have applied to and been approved by Buckinghamshire Council, to be able to claim the Early Years Funded Entitlement for eligible 2,3 & 4 year old children in their care.

Early Years National Funding Formula (EYNFF)

Schools and Early Years Funding

Local Guidance

Provider Funding Guides

FAQS for Providers

Parent/Provider Agreements

Provider Notices for Parents

Claim Adjustment Form

Funding Timetable


How to check eligibility for the Early Years Pupil Premium

EYPP Adopted Children, Child Arrangement, Special Guardianship or Residence Order Application Form

Tutorial on how to complete an online application

Printable Toolkits and Promotional material

Useful videos for parents

2-year-old funded postcards

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