15 & 30 hour free education

15 & 30 hour free education

Free Sessions for 2 Year Olds

We offer some 15 hours of childcare places to 2 year olds, subject to parent eligibility, these sessions can either be taken as free sessions term time only (these are limited - please contact us for availability) or deducted from fees when extra sessions are required - please ask for details.

 

Free Education Sessions

Three and four year olds are entitled to 15 hours of free nursery education or 30 hours if eligible, for 38 weeks of the year. This applies until they reach compulsory school age (the term following their fifth birthday). If you would like more information about nursery education funded sessions please contact us.

 

When your child qualifies for a free place

The table below shows when your child will become eligible for their free early learning place.

 

If your child is born between:

They are eligible for a free place from:

1 April and 31 August

1 September following their third birthday or the beginning of the autumn* school term

1 September and 31 December

1 January following their third birthday or the beginning of the spring* school term

1 January and 31 March

1 April following their third birthday or the beginning of the summer* school term

 * Based on a three-term school year