Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Children and Young People's Services
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To agree recommendations to change the funding
rates paid to early years’ providers for the funded
entitlement for 3 & 4 year olds and disadvantaged 2 year olds
for the 2022/23 financial year.
To increase the provider base funded rate
• the universal and extended funded entitlement for 3 and 4 year olds from £4.15 per hour to £4.31 per hour for the 2022/23 financial year.
• for disadvantaged 2 year olds from £5.36 to £5.51 for the 2022/23 financial year
The Early Years National Funding Formula
provides a local authority funding rate for three and four olds in
North Yorkshire at the funding floor level of £4.44 per hour.
This funding rate provided the calculation basis for the 2021/22
three and four year old Early Years DSG allocation. The local
authority hourly funding rate covers both the costs of provider
funding and any central services related to early years provision
that are provided free at the point of delivery.
On the 16th December 2021, the DfE announced an increase in the early years’ local authority funding rate for the 2022/23 financial year. The funding rate for three and four year olds in North Yorkshire will increase by 17p per hour, from £4.44 per hour to £4.61 per hour. The level of funding for disadvantaged two year olds will also increase by 21p per hour, from £5.36 per hour to £5.57 per hour. Early years’ pupil premium will increase by 7p per hour (3
Publication date: 09/03/2022
Date of decision: 08/03/2022
Effective from: 17/03/2022