Summer 2018


Term dates: Monday 16 April 2018 to Friday 25 May 2018 (including bank holiday on 7 May
)  Monday 4 June 2018 to Friday 20 July 2018.

On-line portal open for estimates:  5pm Friday 23 March 2018 – 9am Tuesday 3 April 2018

Latest Payment date: 30 April 2018.

On-line portal open for actuals: 9am Monday 23 April 2018 – 5pm Friday 18 May 2018.

Headcount Day: Thursday 17 May 2018           

No funding for any child who starts at a setting after 17 May 2018.

No extended funding accepted where an eligibility code has a start date after 31 March 2018.

Log in to the AfC Provider Portal here

Download the Provider Portal User Guide here

Download the Profile Form User Guide here

Having trouble using the Portal?

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


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 flowchart

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

 Provider process flowchart


Conditions for inclusion onto the Directory of Providers (Word)

Step by step user guide (PDF)

Parental declaration form (PDF)

Parental declaration form (Word)

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 the funding process (PDF)

Please note – the Word version of the parental declaration form has been provided for settings who would like to pre-fill their details on the form. Under no circumstances should the text or design of the form be amended.

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.