Funding

Free Early Education and childcare funding

Age 2

15 hours free childcare

Some 2-year olds may be eligible to receive up to 15 hours of government funding, known as the ‘free for two scheme’ (FF2) which is subject to meeting certain eligibility criteria.  Funding may be accessed at the start of the term after their 2nd birthday. For more information please speak to our Manager.

Age 3 & 4

The universal entitlement

All children become eligible for up to 15 hours of free early education from the start of the term after their 3rd birthday. Children can access any or all of their 15 hours between the hours of 9am-3pm, Monday to Friday.  If your child attends more than the free 15 hours, you will be invoiced for the additional hours at our £5.00 per hour rate.

Age 3 & 4

Children of working parents (the extended entitlement)

Some children may qualify for up to and additional 15 hours free early education which is subject to meeting certain eligibility criteria.  For more information please speak to our Manager.