North Lincolnshire Council

Information for Childcare Providers

This information is aimed at Childcare Providers to support them in delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage and early education funding.

Early Education Funding is offered to two, three and four year olds in North Lincolnshire in partnership with:

  • local school nurseries
  • private nurseries
  • pre-schools
  • childminders
  • before and after school clubs / holiday clubs

Early Years Foundation Stage support

Early Education Funding support

It is important that you ensure your childcare business model is sustainable.  Visit our Business Support and Advice page for support and guidance from:

  • the National Day Nurseries Association
  • the Department for Education
  • Foundation Years and Childcare Works

Parents can get help with childcare costs through the new government Tax-Free Childcare scheme. Childcare providers need to sign-up to the scheme for parents to pay you direct through this account.

Childcare Choices have produced a Top Things for Providers Toolkit [PDF, 340Kb]. This document explains what providers need to know about tax free childcare.

For more information see our Tax Free Childcare webpage.