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Spring Term 2022 - Funding Term: 1 January 2022 - 31 March 2022​

Portal opening dates:
Portal open for estimates - Monday 29th November 2021
Portal closes for estimates - Friday 10th December 2021
Portal opens for actuals - Monday 3rd January 2022

Portal closes for actuals - Friday 21st January 2022

Headcount Day - Thursday 20th January 2022


Should you have any enquiries please email   

Logging on to the Provider Portal

Log in to the AfC Provider Portal (opens a new window)

Provider Portal User Guide (pdf)

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.

New user account

To request a new user account please complete the online form below. 

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

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

If you are new to using the Provider Portal (to claim funding), use the document below to help you understand how you can start claiming funding:

Funding Process for Early Education Funding (pdf)

New dates to be added soon.

Session includes: how to use the Provider Portal, having the correct paperwork in place, when and how payments are made to providers.

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: Private/voluntary nurseries and preschools, independent schools and childminders.

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:

If you have any questions about the content or other aspects of the training please email 

New dates to be added soon.

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.

If you have any questions about the training please email and mark your email for the attention of Anita Board.

Conditions for inclusion onto the Directory of Providers (pdf)

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

​Parental Authorisation Form (pdf) Maintained Schools and Academies (pdf)

2, 3 and 4 year old dates and deadlines academic year 2021/2022  (pdf)

Quick Guide to Invoices Incorporating Funded Hours (pdf)

Privacy notice (word)

Guide to submitting estimates (pdf)

30 Hour Code Reminder for Parents (pdf)

Remittance funding abbreviations (pdf)

AfC Early Education Funding Charging Policy - (pdf)

AfC Early Education Funding Claim and Payment Policy - (pdf)

AfC Early Education Funding Complaints Policy (pdf)

AfC Early Education Funding Duplicate Claim Policy - (pdf)

AfC Early Education Funding Eligibility Policy - (pdf)

AfC Early Education Funding Late Starter Policy - (pdf)

AfC Early Education Funding Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - (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.