Extended Entitlement (30 hours free childcare): Operational Guidance

The Department for Education have published guidance on how local authorities (LA) and early years settings should provide the entitlement for 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds.

Early Years Entitlements: Operational Guidance

The guide sets out:

  • what LAs should do to fulfil their statutory responsibilities
  • what early years settings should do to fulfil their agreement with the LA
  • how LAs and early years settings can support parents and children