FOR INFO ONLY - £30m DfE capital fund for nursery expansion

A new £30m fund to expand 2-4 year old provision

FOR INFO ONLY - DO NOT CONTACT

 

The school nurseries capital fund (SNCF) will create more school-based nursery places for disadvantaged children.

In summary:

  • A new £30m fund to expand 2-4 year old provision
  • Eligible beneficiaries include primary schools, infant schools, and all-through schools, either with or without existing nursery provision
  • Must be Ofsted Good or Outstanding
  • Must have =>20% FSM
  • Proposal must offer wraparound & holiday provision
  • 22 Nov deadline for applications

To note:

  • No weighting for being an Opportunity Area, but social mobility levels and impact on disadvantage will be considered
  • Can apply for new build and/or other capital investment – kitchens to IT.  Not land, staffing costs.
  • Partnership bids favoured.
  • Applications focused on narrowing attainment gap for disadvantaged favoured.
     

More info and an enquiry form can be found here:  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/school-nurseries-capital-fund


Information

Published: 25/09/2018
Audience: Nursery and Primary Headteachers
Contact: FOR INFO ONLY - PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT

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