Spring 2019

Funding Term: Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Sunday 31st March  2019

School Term Dates: Monday 7th January 2019 - Friday 5th April 2019  (Half Term Monday 18th February 2019  – Friday 23rd February 2019))


URGENT - New conditions for Inclusion onto the Directory of Providers 2018. (DOP) Form must be signed and returned before an estimate payment will be made.

Please refer to email sent on 13th November 2018

Portal open for Estimates Thursday 29th November 2018 - Closes Friday 14th December 2018

Headcount Day is Thursday 17th January 2019

Portal opens for Actuals Wednesday 2nd January 2019 - Closes Friday 18th January 2019


Log in to the AfC Provider Portal here

Download the Provider Portal User Guide here

Download the Profile Form User Guide here

Portal training and troubleshooting

The next round of portal training is as follows:



Time and link

(click for booking)

King Charles Centre

Tuesday 8 January

2-4pm – click here

King Charles Centre

Tuesday 8 January

7-9pm – click here

Twickenham Training Centre

Wednesday 9 January

2-4pm – click here

Twickenham Training Centre

Wednesday 9 January

7-9pm – click here



Forgotten your password?

If you have forgotten your username or password, or if you have any issues using the Portal please contact us:

Email: early.years@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Requests for password changes or reminders must be made by email from the email address linked to the account.

If you would like to request a new user account be set up, please complete the online form below to request a username and password for the Portal.

Request a new user account for your setting here (opens a Google form) 

Please note that this service is only currently open to providers on the Kingston or Richmond Directory of Providers.

Provider process for EEF

If you are new to using the Provider Portal (to claim funding), use our presentation below to help you understand how you can start claiming funding.


 Provider Process for EEF funding (opens a PDF)


Conditions for inclusion onto the Directory of Providers (PDF)

Parental Authorisation Form (PDF)

2 year old dates and deadlines (PDF)

3 and 4 year old dates and deadlines (PDF)

Early Years Pupil Premium letter (PDF)

Privacy notice (Word)

Guide to Completing the Parental Authorisation Form (PDF)

30 Hour Code Reminder for Parents (PDF)



Completed parental declaration forms will need to be retained by the childcare provider and should not be posted to Achieving for Children. The completed forms should be kept for seven years for audit purposes.