Childcare Provider Portal

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Childcare providers in Sunderland offering Early Education places for 2, 3 and 4 year olds now need to submit information to Together for Children via our Provider Portal. These submissions include:

  • 2 year places - Assisted Applications - helping a parent apply for a 2 year place online
  • 2 year places - Placement Notification - verifies a parent's application reference and advises where a child would like to attend
  • 30 hour free childcare - checking parents eligibility 
  • Headcount - sending information of all 2, 3, and 4 year old children attending your setting for funding including Early Years Pupil Premium
  • Disability Access Fund Application - the one off payment of £615 made to a registered early education provider for a three and four-year-old child accessing their early education place who claims Disability Living Allowance.

Download the Portal User guides below to help you with these processes. 

Users of the Provider Portal also need to inform Together for Children of any changes that need to be made with regard to people who have access to your accounts.  Please keep us informed of any changes by using the Portal Registration form which can be downloaded from this page.

Data Protection

The Provider Portal is a secure method for collecting and transferring information from childcare providers to Together for Children.  Once received, the information about parents, carers and children is held securely.  To find out more about how we use this information please see our Privacy Notice attached.

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Registration Form for Provider Portal

Registration form to request changes be made to access to the Provider Portal accounts.

2 Year Offer - Provider Portal User Guide

Guidance on making Assisted Applications or Placement Notifications for Free Early Education places for 2 year olds.

30 Hours- Provider Portal User Guide

Guidance on using the Provider Portal to process 30 hour codes.

Headcount User Guide

Guidance for Headcount Portal tasks.

FAQ's for Providers - Completing Headcount

Frequently Asked Questions for Providers regarding completing Headcount Tasks.

FAQ's for Providers - Early Years Pupil Premium

Frequently Asked Questions regarding Early Years Pupil Premium

FAQ's for Providers - 30 Hours Childcare

Frequently Asked Questions regarding 30 Hours Childcare on the Provider Portal

FAQ's for Parents - 30 Hours Childcare

Frequently Asked Questions for Parents regarding 30 Hours Childcare

Early Years Census Establishment Data

Guidance on the completion of the early years establishment details survey required for the completion of the Early Years Census for submission to the Department for Education (DfE) in March 2018.

30 hours childcare delivery evaluation

A questionnaire to gather information from providers regarding planning, places and to find out what has worked well and what has not with regard to the 30 hour childcare scheme.

EYPP Manual Application Form

Application form to be completed and submitted to FIS for children currently Looked After by the Local Authority or for children who have left care through special guardianship, residence order or child arrangement order.

Disability Access Fund Application Guidance

This document provides guidance on how an early year’s provider within Sunderland can complete and submit a Disability Application Fund (DAF) application, using the Capita One Provider Portal.

Disability Access Fund Application Form

Providers who offer 3 & 4 year old children free early years education can apply to claim Disability Access Funding (DAF) to support disabled children to access the free entitlement.  N.B. The form is for parents to complete and sign but application is made via the Provider Portal.

Together for Children Provider Portal Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice regarding information collected via Together for Children's Provider Portal.

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