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Funded childcare

Funded childcare is now available to all 3 and 4-year-olds and some 2-year-olds.

30 hours funded childcare

From September 2017, for eligible 3 and 4-year-old children, the government extended the funded early education and childcare entitlement from 15 to 30 hours per week.

The deadline for applications for Autumn term funding is 31 August 2020

Find out more about the 30 hours funding and apply >

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Funded childcare for 2-year-olds

A Golden Ticket allows you to access free childcare for your 2-year-old, if eligible

Funded childcare for 3 and 4-year-olds

From the term after their third birthday, until they start school, your child is entitled to up to 570 hours of free childcare

Other help with childcare costs

The help available from the government to pay for childcare costs for children of all ages