Autumn term 2019

Funding Term 1st September 2019 - 31st December 2019

School Term Dates:-

Wednesday 4 September 2019 to Friday 25 October 2019

Monday 4 November 2019 to Friday 20 December 2019 

Portal Opening Dates:-

Portal Open for Actuals 1st September 2019 to 4th October 2019

Headcount day is 3rd October 2019


Log in to the AfC Provider Portal here

Download the Provider Portal User Guide here



Portal training and troubleshooting


To book onto a Portal Training Session follow the links below

Wednesday 11th September –   2pm to 4pm – Twickenham Training Centre – click here to book

Monday 16th September –  7pm to 9pm – King Charles Centre – click here to book

(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)



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.

Request a new user account for your setting here (opens a Google form) 

Please note that this service is only currently open to providers on the Kingston or Richmond Directory of Providers.

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.


 Provider Process for Early Education Funding (opens a PDF)


Conditions for inclusion onto the Directory of Providers (PDF)

Parental Authorisation Form (PDF)  PVI and Childminders including Independent Schools

Guide to completing the Parental Authorisation Form for PVIs, Childminders and Independent Schools - (PDF)

Parental Authorisation Form (PDF)  Maintained Schools and AcademiesSCHOOLS (Maintained and Academies)

Guide to completing the Parental Authorisation Form for Maintained Schools and Academies - (PDF)

2, 3 and 4 year old dates and deadlines academic year 2019/2020 (PDF)

Quick Guide to Invoices Incorporating Funded Hours.(PDF)

Early Years Pupil Premium letter (PDF)

Privacy notice (Word)

30 Hour Code Reminder for Parents (PDF)

Late starter form (PDF)



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.