Summer Term 2021Funding Term: 1st April 2021 to 31st August 2021
Portal Opening Dates:
Portal open for Estimates Monday 1st March 2021 Portal closes for Estimates Friday 19th March 2021 Portal open for Actuals Monday 26th April 2021 Portal closes for Actuals Friday 21st May 2021 Headcount day Thursdsay 20th May 2021
Should you have any enquiries please email email@example.com
Census 2021 Guidance
The 2021 Early Years Census Provider Form will be available on the Provider Portal on Monday 25th January and the deadline for completion is 5th February 2021. The form must be completed by all providers claiming Early Education Funding in Spring Term 2021 and guidance for completion of the form can be downloaded here. (opens a pdf)
Access to the Provider Portal
Forgotten your password?
If you have forgotten your username or password, or if you have any issues using the Provider Portal please contact us:
Requests for password changes or reminders must be made by email from the email address linked to the account.
If you would like to request a new user account be set up, please complete the online form below to request a username and password for the Provider Portal.
Please note that this service is only currently open to providers on the Kingston or Richmond Directory of Providers.
Early Education Funding – Provider Portal Training
Session includes: how to use the Provider Portal, having the correct paperwork in place, when and how payments are made to providers.
Follow these links to book if you are; a provider newly signed up for funding for the Spring Term, new to a funding role or feel that you may need a refresher for the new year:
New provider portal training dates to be confirmed soon.
The training remains fully funded by Achieving for Children and therefore free to any providers who want to access it.
If you have any questions or problems with the booking of the session please contact AfC Training Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions about the content or other aspects of the training please email email@example.com
Early Education Funding and Compliance Training
Session includes: Understanding types and eligibility of EEF, sustainable models of delivering EEF, working within statutory compliance, reviewing documentation and paperwork in line with guidance, communicating your EEF model to parents and carers.
New Early Education Funding and Compliance Training dates to be announced soon.
Please note - the description currently published when booking refers to 30 hours, however the training delivered will cover the processes required for all streams of Early Education Funding)
If you have any questions about the training please email firstname.lastname@example.org and mark your questions for the attention of Anita Board.
Provider process for Early Education Funding
If you are new to using the Provider Portal (to claim funding), use our Provider Process for Early Education Funding below to help you understand how you can start claiming funding:
Parental Authorisation Form (pdf) Maintained Schools and Academies (pdf)SCHS (Maintained and Aademies)
Completed parental declaration forms will need to be retained by the childcare provider and should not be posted to Achieving for Children. The completed forms should be kept for seven years for audit purposes.