We understand that the cost of childcare can be challenging, so we are pleased to offer the government funding for 3 and 4 year olds. This enables children to attend nursery for either 15 hours a week term-time or 12 hours a week all year round.
The funding has been created to support families with their childcare needs and in addition to the 12 & 15 hour funding, working families can also claim additional funding to the amount of 30 hours childcare, which provides a great opportunity for your child to have more fun at nursery for longer.
We also offer funding for 2 year olds (Subject to status) so they too can enjoy lots more fun at nursery. For more information visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk or call 0300 123 4097.
2 year olds
Your 2 year old could gain up to 15 hours of free childcare a week, equating to 570 hours a year over 38 weeks. You may use these hours flexibly as you wish and you may ‘stretch’ these hours over 48 weeks, using 12 hours each week.
3 and 4 year olds
Children are entitled to free early education in the term after their 3rd birthday. At this point your little one can gain 15 hours per week for 38 weeks, equating to 570 hours per year that you may use as you wish, and ‘stretch’ over 48 weeks if you would like, having 24 hours a week. Additionally, within this age bracket, you could gain up to 30 hours of free childcare per week, totalling to 1,140 hours per year that you can use as you like! These are all subject to eligibility so please contact us to find out if you are eligible.
If you require additional hours over your chosen weekly number of free early education hours, then an hourly rate will be applied, which you can find more details about in our price list. This contains information regarding delivery patterns for free early education and our hourly rates for your chosen nursery. There may also be charges for extracurricular activities and meals for funded days which are optional.
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