Funding

2 year old funding:

Your 2-year-old can get free early education and childcare if you live in England and get one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support

  • income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)

  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

  • Universal Credit - if you and your partner have a combined income from work of less than £15,400 a year after tax

  • tax credits and you have an annual income of under £16,190 before tax

  • the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit

  • support through part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act

  • the Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

  • they’re looked after by a local council

  • they have a current statement of special education needs (SEN) or an education, health and care (EHC) plan

  • they get Disability Living Allowance

  • they’ve left care under a special guardianship order, child arrangements order or adoption order

If you’re eligible the free early education and childcare: must be with an approved childcare provider starts from the term after your child’s 2nd birthday

15 hours funding for 3-4 year olds:

All 3 to 4-year-olds in England can get free early education or childcare.

  • must be with an approved childcare provider

  • stops when your child starts in reception class (or reaches compulsory school age, if later)

30 hours funding for 3-4 year olds:

You can usually get 30 hours free childcare if you (and your partner, if you have one) are:

  • in work - or getting parental leave, sick leave or annual leave

  • each earning at least the National Minimum Wage or Living Wage for 16 hours a week - this is £125.28 if you’re over 25

  • This earnings limit does not apply if you’re self-employed and started your business less than 12 months ago.

You’re not eligible if:

  • your child does not usually live with you

  • the child is your foster child

  • either you or your partner has a taxable income over £100,000

  • you’re from outside the EEA and your UK residence card says you cannot access public funds

The government provides funding for all three and four year old children who attend an early education setting. All children become eligible for this funding at the start of the term after their third birthday.

For Further information and to see if you qualify for funding please visit https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/

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