Apply for early years SEND funding


Funding has been allocated by the Early Years Service to support children with Special Educational Needs in early years settings.

To apply for this funding please first read the following documents, available using the links to the right:

  • Funding Application guidance
  • Bristol Early Years Descriptors

If you’re applying for funding for an individual child please use:

  • Early Years BUD’s application form
  • Support Plan Non-Statutory Education Health and Care Plan
  • Early Years Individual Provision Plan
  • Early Years Risk Assessment Template

If you’re applying for funding for a group of children please use:

  • BUD’s Group application form
Please send completed applications to:
The Early Years Special Educational Needs Panel, Bristol Education Centre, Sheridan Road, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 0PU

Application queries

If you have any queries about making an application please contact:

Rachael Clelland, Early Years Inclusion Officer

Tel: 0117 903 1296

Inclusion contacts

Dawn Butler, Early Years Manager: Inclusion

Heather Mundy, Gypsy Roma Travellers

Anne Mortimore, EYFS Support Teacher