This guidance has been produced to assist early years providers who would have previously claimed funded hours on a stretched basis to move to a term time claim.
We recognise that both providers and parents may still wish to receive their funded hours on a stretched basis, and therefore it will be at the discretion of providers if they wish to stretch the term time hours claimed on behalf of the parents attending their setting.
Files available to download
Full guidance for stretching term time hours (PDF)
The full guidance for childcare providers about our new system for the funding for stretching term time hours.
Stretched funding summary guidance session slides (PDF)
A summary in slides of the guidance for childcare professionals on our new stretched term time funding system.
Frequently asked questions about stretched term funding (PDF)
Answers to common questions about the guidance for childcare providers on our new stretched term time funding system.