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Nursery education funding claim forms
You will find all of the paperwork that you need to complete your claim for Nursery Education Funding. The following are available for you to download and print as you need them. All documents are in PDF format:
- Parent/carer declaration form (Download and print off enough for one per funded 2, 3 and 4 year old) (PDF)
- Authorisation sheet (please download and print, complete each time when sending in any parent declaration forms) (PDF)
- Privacy statement for eligibility for Nursery Education Funding (Parents that are claiming funding must all see this document)
- Questions and answers (PDF)
- Example parent declaration forms:
- Provider agreement, Appendix 1, Appendix 2, Appendix 3, Appendix 4 and Appendix 5 (PDF).
- Operational guidance (PDF).
- Model agreement (PDF).
- Headcount and payment timetable (PDF) (please download and print; keep this handy and refer to it for all deadline and payment dates)
- Step by step instructions (PDF) (this will guide you through the process of headcount)
- User Guide for Synergy (PDF) (for the use of the Provider Portal (this will support you in the use of the Provider Portal)
- Funded 2s flowchart (PDF) (please download and print this if your setting accepts funded 2 year olds; it will show you the process the parents/carers go through to check eligibility and claim their funding)
- School term and holiday dates
- Undertaking the Annual Childcare Sufficiency Report