We offer the 3 and 4 year old Government funding.
Universal 15 hours funding is available for all children aged 3 and 4 years old over 38 weeks of the academic year, beginning every September. From September 2017, the Government has introduced 30 hours funding for eligible 3 and 4 year olds over 38 weeks of the academic year. To check if you will be eligible visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk.
Funding is available the term after a child’s third birthday. Terms start in September, January and April. Therefore your child’s birthday must be before:
• 31 March will be eligible for free nursery education from the Summer Term (April)
• 31 August will be eligible for free nursery education from the Autumn Term (September)
• 31 December will be eligible for free nursery education from the Spring term (January)
The 15 or 30 hours funded sessions can be taken in blocks of 5 hours.
Funded places are subject to availability. Any additional sessions over and above this entitlement will be charged at our standard rate.
In the event you wish to leave, please refer to our Terms and Conditions regarding notice period for children in receipt of funding.
A separate form issued by the local authority will need to be signed in order to claim for the funding.
We have produced a separate document explaining how funded sessions work, if you would like further informaton please contact us.