Funding 

When can my Child start free Nursery Education?

 

You can start claiming free childcare after your child turns 3. The date you can claim will depend on when their birthday is. Some two year olds are also eligible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When you can claim

 

 

the beginning of term

on or after 1 Apr

 

the beginning of term

on or after 1 Sept

 

the beginning of term

on or after 1 Jan

Child’s birthday

 

 

1 Jan to 31 March

 

 

1 Apr to 31 Aug

 

 

1 Sept to 31 Dec

How many funded hours can my Child have?

 

We offer the Universal 15 hours of free child care and early years education for 2, 3 and 4 year olds for 38 weeks of the year.

An extended 15 hours is available for 3 and 4 year olds for 38 weeks of the year (if eligible). 

 

For more infomtion please visit https://www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/free-childcare-and-education-for-2-to-4-year-olds