2 year old funding
Some children aged 2 years old will be eligible for 15 funded hours per week from the term after their 2nd birthday. Further information can be found within out useful links pages
3 and 4 year old funding
All children are entitled to 15 hours of funding from the term after their 3rd birthday.
Working families may be entitled to 30 hours of funding per week from the term after their child turns 3.
You may be eligible if you are earning at least the equivalent of 16 hours work per week at minium wage, this applies to your partner also if you are living in the same household.
Further information and how to claim can be found within our useful links pages.
We are able to stretch the 30 hours of funding over 50 weeks of the year, please ask for more information.
We are able to apply for additional funding for children in reciept of either the 2 year old or 3/4 year old funding, if your child has additional needs that require more support than we can usually offer. We also support application requests for EHCP's for children who require more complex support.
Pupil Premium Funding
For families in receipt of certain benefits, the government top up the child's funding we recieve to enable us to provide addtional opportunities for these children. We decide how to spend this money depending on the individual needs of the child.
In the past, we have spent the money on:
Childcare Vouchers and schemes
We accept payments through the childcare voucher schemes available.
You may also be able to access the Tax Free Childcare incentive offered by the government. Please follow the link for more information.