Early years inclusion

SEND funding

Addtional funding is available for the following:

  • 3 and 4 year olds in receipt of early education (SEND Inclusion Fund)
  • 2 year olds in receipt of early education
  • Children with an agreed or issued EHCP
  • Exceptional (for those that do not met the above criteria)
  • Disbility Access Fund (DAF)
  • Specialist Equipment
  • Medical and Clinical Training
  • Quality and Inclusion Funding

 More information about how to claim and the application form is available on our early years inclusion webpage

The deadline to submit applications for the Autumn claim period is: NOON - 13th October 2020
There is no deadline for issued or agreed EHCP applications.

Useful links and resources

Sources of information and guidance to help practitioners improve outcomes for children with SEND

Frequently asked questions

Common questions and queries around inclusion matters raised by practitioners.  Please note there are also more specific FAQ's within the inclusion web sections on Autism, SEN Funding and EAL.

Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline
The Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline remains available to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to education and children’s social care.

Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline by calling 0800 046 8687

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm