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Providing free early education

If you're an early years professional or a childminder who provides, or is thinking about providing, free early education for two-, three- and four-year-olds, you'll find all the forms you need on this page. They're in alphabetical order to make it easier to find what you need and include our new useful dates for 2016 -2017 which you might want to print out as a handy reminder.

We also have three more web pages you might want to bookmark which have further information on providing free early education for two-year-olds, providing free early education for three- and four-year-olds and providing +15 hours of free childcare.

Files available to download

  • Registration form to provide 30 hours free childcare (21.7 KB)
    If you are already registered with us to provide free early education, use this form to register to deliver 30 hours free childcare.
  • Application form for registration as a new free education provider in Surrey (36.0 KB)
    Complete this form if you want to register to as a new free entitlement provider. Email or post the form back to us with all the requested documents.
  • Bacs details form 2016-2017 (25.8 KB)
    Use this to request to have payments by BACS or tell us of a change to your bank details. This is only available if your account is eight numbers or less.
  • Change of hours form 2016-2017 (41.5 KB)
    Parents should use this form to tell you if they want to change the number of hours of free early education or FEET they claim for their child. You must keep these forms.
  • Childminder estimate claim form Autumn 2016 (28.0 KB)
    If you're a childminder and you'd like an estimate payment for 3 and 4 olds in the autumn term you must post or email this form to the Free Entitlement team by 1 August 2016
  • Childminder estimate claim form Spring 2017 (28.0 KB)
    If you're a childminder and you'd like an estimate payment for 3 and 4 olds in the spring term you must post or email this form to the Free Entitlement team by 12 December 2016
  • Childminder estimate claim form Summer 2017 (29.0 KB)
    If you're a childminder and you'd like an estimate payment for 3 and 4 year olds in the summer term, you must post or email this form to the Free Entitlement team by 24 March 2017
  • Childrens data correction request form (73.4 KB)
    Use this form to correct information about a child that you are not able to correct yourself on to the Free Early Education Portal. Please post this form to the Free Entitlement team.
  • Data correction request form - 2 year old provider agreement (71.6 KB)
    Use this form to correct your Provider Agreement for 2 year olds on the Free Early Education Portal. Email this form to the Free Early Entitlement team.
  • Data correction request form - 3 and 4 year old provider agreement (71.5 KB)
    Use this form to correct your Provider Agreement for 3 and 4 year olds on the Free Early Education Portal. Email this form to the Free Entitlement team.
  • Declaration of attendance form 2016-17 (76.0 KB)
    This form is for parents to record how many hours of free early education they want with a provider. You must keep this form
  • Disability Access Fund form (34.3 KB)
    Providers offering Free Early Education for 3 & 4 year olds can use this form to apply for funding to support children with additional needs to access free early education
  • FEET estimate claim form Autumn 2016 (27.0 KB)
    Use this form if you'd like an estimate payment for FEET funding in the autumn term. You must post or email this form to the Free Entitlement team by 1 August 2016
  • FEET estimate claim form Spring 2017 (26.5 KB)
    Use this form if you'd like an estimate payment for FEET funding in the spring term. You must post or email this form to the Free Entitlement team by 12 December 2016
  • FEET estimate claim form Summer term 2017 (27.5 KB)
    Use this form if you'd like an estimate payment for FEET funding in the summer term. You must post or email this form to the Free Entitlement team by 24 March 2017
  • Free Early Education Portal - Login request form (28.4 KB)
    Please complete this form to request a login for the free early education portal and email it to the address supplied or post it to the Free Early Education Portal Team.
  • Free Early Education - Registration form 2016-2017 (79.2 KB)
    Ask parents/carers to complete this form for the first funded period they are claiming free early education. Once completed you should add the child’s details to the free early education portal. You must keep this form for seven years.
  • Privacy notice form 2016-2017 (28.6 KB)
    This notice is for you to give to parents to explain how their information will be used. It's from the Department for Education and there's space for you to fill in your settings' details.
  • Provider Agreement 2016-17 (315.8 KB)
    This document explains the process that childcare providers must follow to be able to claim free early education for 2, 3 and 4 year olds
  • Provider agreement signature page (20.0 KB)
    For new providers of free early education only. Sign and return this page once you have read the provider agreement 2016-17
  • Provider Partnership Policy for 2, 3 and 4 year olds (61.0 KB)
    A joint partnership policy on information sharing
  • Useful dates 2016/17 (193.0 KB)
    Useful dates to inform you of your headcount day, funded periods, estimate payment dates and follow on payment dates for 2016-17

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