Inclusion Funding

Childcare providers are able to claim for eligible funded 2 year old’s, 3 and 4-year old’s with emerging or suspected Special Education Needs (SEN), please read the guidance notes for the full criteria before applying.

The application process has moved to an online survey style submission.

The guidance notes have been updated and now includes the questions that you will be asked within the survey application so you can be prepared.

The submission period as usual will be the 2 weeks following a half term. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Please note: the survey will open after half term for two weeks, you will not be able to submit before then.

Guidance Notes (including applications questions)  

Inclusion Fund application form – this is a survey style formopen from Monday 06 June 2022 to the deadline of Sunday 19 June 2022.

If you have a query please email

For more information about funded children dual placed at a Special School Assessment Nursery go to the PAF and Stretched Offer page.