Special Educational Needs Inclusion Fund (SENIF)
For the latest SEND Offer for this academic year please visit the Early Years newsletters and SEND Offer page.
- when attending a Kent setting, a registered Kent childminder, or registered Kent Out of Hours provider and SENIF criteria is met.
- for a maximum of 30 hours per week pro rata on attendance and eligibility for the Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE).
- when the child is in receipt of Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE) for three and four year olds in line with the Headcount dates.
- when the child attends a Kent setting registered to take two, three and four year old children.
It is non statutory to provide this funding for eligible two year olds in receipt of Free Early Education Entitlement but Kent will continue to fund support for these children up to a maximum of 15 hours attendance.
For further information and advice on the Special Educational Needs Inclusion Fund and requesting support please refer to the SENIF Guidance document (PDF, 403.7 KB) and/or Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document below: