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Funded Hours

We welcome children who get funded hours.

All 3 to 4 year-olds in England are entitled to 15 hours a week free childcare. These hours are available from the term after the child's 3rd birthday. More information can be found on the government website.

Click here for government information on 15 hours funding

In addition to this parents of some 3 to 4 year-olds in England can also apply for 30 hours a week free childcare depending upon their working status. More information can be found on the government website.

Click here for government information on 30 hours funding

In addition to these current arrangements, the government will be expanding it's childcare support to include funded hours for 2 year olds. From April 2024 working parents of 2 year olds will be able to access 15 hours per week and from September 2025 this will increase to 30 hours per week.

Click here for government information on upcoming changes to childcare support