Early Years Provider Funding Consultation Events

The Early Years and Childcare Service are reviewing the early years supplements for three- and four- year old funding and early years SEN support funding available for children in Devon.

The Early Years and Childcare Service have shared proposals with the Early Years Task Group (which has representation from all sectors) and would now like to consult with all funded providers.

The consultation events are being held on:

  • 16th May – 10.00am – 12.00pm – The Watermark, Ivybridge
  • 17th May – 12.45pm – 2.45pm – Filleigh Village Hall, Near South Molton
  • 22nd May – 1.00pm – 3.00pm – Great Moor House, Exeter
  • 22nd May – 6.00pm – 8.00pm – Great Moor House, Exeter

Places are initially limited to 1 per provider and must be booked on CPD online – Book your place here

If the consultation event becomes fully booked CPD will advise you that you are on a the waiting list and you will be notified if any places become available.

If there are any additional places available nearer the date of the event, the Early Years and Childcare Service will notify providers so that an additional places can be booked.

If you are unable to attend the consultation even, there will be an online consultation available in early May with a copy of the presentation available. Further links will follow.

The deadline for the consultation responses will be midnight on 31 May 2017.

Please share these details with all appropriate staff, managers, nursery owners, finance, committee members, governors etc.

Following the consultation, if proposals are agreed, changes to the SEN funding would be implemented for September 2017 and deprivation and lump sum funding changes would be implemented from April 2018.