From the first term following your child’s 3rd birthday, the government will fund 570 hours per year.
|Child’s Birthday||When you can claim|
|1 January to 31 March||the beginning of term on or after 1 April|
|1 April to 31 August||the beginning of term on or after 1 September|
|1 September to 31 December||the beginning of term on or after 1 January|
These hours can be provided by us in the following ways (subject to availability) within our session times:
15 hours per term time week (38 weeks of the year)
11 hours 40 minutes per week for 50 weeks of the year (2 weeks off over christmas)
Some 2 year olds are also eligible.
Please check with our local authority (RMBC) via this link.
Free entitlement and funded places can sometimes seem a little confusing. Please give us a ring at the nursery and we will happily answer any questions.