Services for Young Children

Early Years and Childcare Consultations

Open Department for Education (DfE) Consultations

NEW: Eligibility for the free early years entitlement for two-year-olds under Universal Credit – closes 15 January 2018

NEW: Eligibility for free school meals and the early years pupil premium under Universal Credit – closes 11 January 2018

Closed Department for Education (DfE) Consultations and Outcomes

Level 3 early years educator: numeracy and literacy requirements - closed 28 November 2016

Early Years Funding - closed 22 September 2016

DfE Early Years Funding Consultation Fact Sheet  Download Adobe Reader to view this PDF 163kB

30 hour free childcare entitlement - closed 6 June 2016

Wraparound and holiday childcare - closed 29 February 2016

Early Years Pupil Premium and Funding for 2 Year Olds - closed 22 August 2014

Childminder Agencies and changes to the role of the local authority - closed 22 May 2014

Open Services for Young Children/ Local Authority Consultations

NEW: Guidance notes  Download Adobe Reader to view this PDF 420kB for Early Years National Funding Formula (EYNFF) permitted supplements and Special Education Needs (SEN) Inclusion Fund November 2017

Closed Local Authority Consultations

Hampshire Early Years National Funding Formula - closed 8 January 2017 Microsoft Word 101kB

Early Years Education Cost Capturing Survey - closed 13 November 2015

Changes to the Early Years Single Funding Formula (EYSFF) - closed 27 October 2013