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2, 3 & 4 Year Old Funding Information
All correspondence will be sent to the registered provider portal users email address only.
Remember you MUST NOT share the username and password with anyone, it is unique to the registered user.
The registered user will be sent 3 separate emails to enable them to register with the Provider Portal.
Provider Portal Registration & Logging In Guidance - revised 11/09/2018  
Provider Portal Maintenance 
Please note that there will be maintenance and upgrade work taking place on IT systems, including the Provider Portal on:
Tuesday 22 January 2019 from 6pm to 8am on Thursday 24 January 2019
The Portal will be unavailable during these times.
We apologise if this causes you any inconvenience. These interruptions are outside the control of the Early Years and Childcare Service.
The link to the Provider Portal can be found HERE. 
Using the Provider Portal
It is advised that you read all guidance notes and documentation before using the portal.  
Provider Portal FAQs - revised 26/09/2018
Provider Portal DAF Guidance - added 20/06/2018 
Provider Portal Extended Hours Checker - for 30 Hour Codes
Provider Portal Extended Hours Checker Guidance Notes - revised 07/06/2018
Parent Authorisation Forms
PAF Provider Guidance - Providers please support your parents to complete the PAF
Headcount Week for the Spring Term 2019 begins January 14 2019.
Secure Email Guidance
Spring Term 2019 Annual Census - to be completed by Februrary 3 2019.
To amend your bank details please use the LOP Proforma which can be found HERE
Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) General Guidance revised and added 22 December 2017
EYPP sample letter for parents  to use on your own letter template to explain EYPP
EYPP Marketing Resources to help you promote EYPP in your setting.
Providers should use the additional funding to support the progress and attainment of disadvantaged children. They should use their professional judgement and knowledge of the children and families in their setting to decide on the best approach to this.
For queries regarding any information on this page email: Childcare.Planning@suffolk.gov.uk