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Current Term – Summer 2020/21

Eligible Date of Birth ranges for the term

2 year olds – Children born between 1st April 2018 – 31st March 2019

3 and 4 year olds – Children born between 1st April 2016 – 31st March 2018

Claim period and full entitlement

Funding information for Schools and Academies

Schools and Academies are funded in termly blocks rather than actual weeks attended.

This is to ensure the full 38 weeks funding is received each academic year regardless of when inset days are taken. Please ensure standard weeks are entered on the Portal when claiming a full term.

The Funding Block for Summer 2020/21 is 12 weeks.

Please Note: the correct number of weeks should be entered for late starters and early leavers.

If you are offering the universal entitlement, you should claim a maximum of:

  • 15 hours / week x 12 weeks = 180 hours

If you are offering the extended entitlement to eligible children, you should claim a maximum of:

  • 15 hours / week x 12 weeks = 180 hours

Funding Rates

The rates that funding will be paid at can be found on the Forms and Guidance section.

Key deadlines and payment dates

Task/PaymentDeadline/Date
Summer Term available on Provider PortalFriday 19th March 2021
30 Hour Code DeadlineWednesday 31st March 2021
Estimate Deadline for Advance PaymentMonday 19th April 2021
Headcount DayThursday 22nd April 2021
Advance PaymentsThursday 29th April 2021
Headcount DeadlineFriday 30th April 2021
Late Advance PaymentsThursday 27th May 2021
Autumn Term Information PublishedWeek commencing 7th June 2021
Portal Edits DeadlineFriday 18th June 2021
Headcount PaymentsThursday 1st July 2021
Late Starter Payments Thursday 15th July 2021

Statutory Compliance

In order to receive funding you must abide by the Early Education and Childcare Statutory Guidance and the SMBC Provider Agreement.

For information on the claiming process for this term please click here.