The DFE Operational Guidance on expectations about how the free entitlements should be delivered for local authorities and providers is now available. This operational guidance is to help local authorities and providers understand in more detail the Department
of Education’s expectations about how the free entitlements should be delivered.
This guidance seeks to assist local authorities and providers through case studies of how the free entitlements are being delivered, and supports greater consistency across the country by making clear:
Updated Operational Guidance