Services for Young Children

Early Years National Funding Formula banding values 2017/18

The base rate and funding supplements have been updated to meet the requirements of the National Funding Formula.

2 Year Old - all inclusive rate: £5.15

The rate for 2 year olds eligible for funding is an all inclusive rate and will have NO additional banding values added.

3 and 4 Year Old - base rate: £3.95

The rate you will receive for 3 and 4 year olds is based on the following table of funding bands for flexibility and quality as agreed for the EYNFF from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

Plus supplements:

Flexibility

F1 and F2

F3 and F4

-£0.30   

+£0.15   

Quality - Staff qualifications

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

£0.00    

+£0.14  

+£0.26   

+£0.36   

Plus:

Deprivation

Each child will have a deprivation funding value attached to them and settings will be paid according to the children who attend as per each period funding claim. The weighting is based on Deprivation Affecting Children Index (IDACI) bandings as follows:

0 - 0.19

0.2 - 0.24

0.25 - 0.29

0.3 - 0.34

0.35 - 0.39

0.4 - 0.49

0.5 - 1

£0.00

+£0.20

+£0.25

+£0.33

+£0.40

+£0.48

+£0.50

Early Years Pupil Premium – 53p per hour

An Early Years Pupil Premium funding value will be attached to each eligible child and paid according to the children who attend as for each period funding claim.

Disability Access Funding – one of payment of £615 per year

New funding commencing 1 April 2017 for 3 and 4 year old Early Years Education Funding eligible children only who are in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or a Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

Further Information:

If you want further information on the changes to the EYNFF from April 2017 go to the EYSFF consultation pages.

For more information on the basis of calculation: Early Years Single Funding Formula (EYSFF)

Making claims visit our claim pages.

Early Years Single Funding Formula banding values 2016/17

There is no change to the Early Years Single Funding Formula band values for 2016/17.

2 Year Old - all inclusive rate: £5.07

The rate for 2 year olds eligible for funding is an all inclusive rate and will have NO additional banding values added.

3 and 4 Year Old - base rate: £3.81

The rate you will receive for 3 and 4 year olds is based on the following table of funding bands for flexibility and quality as agreed for the EYSFF.

Plus supplements:

Flexibility

F1 and F2

F3 and F4

-£0.30   

+£0.15   

Quality - OFSTED outcome

Inadequate     

Requires

Improvement  

Good             

Outstanding    

£0.00

+£0.07

+£0.19

+£0.29

Quality - Staff qualifications

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

£0.00    

+£0.10  

+£0.19   

+£0.29   

Plus:

Deprivation

Each child will have a deprivation funding value attached to them and settings will be paid according to the children who attend as per headcount. The weighting is based on Deprivation Affecting Children Index (IDACI) bandings as follows:

0 - 0.19

0.2 - 0.24

0.25 - 0.29

0.3 - 0.39

0.4 - 0.49

0.5 - 0.59

0.6 - 1

£0.00

+£0.20

+£0.25

+£0.30

+£0.40

+£0.48

+£0.50

Business support continues to be available through the Childcare Development and Business Officer based in the local SfYC field offices. If you are unsure which is the local field office for your setting, please call the SfYC helpline on 01962 847070.