Funded childcare for two, three and four year olds

Two year olds

Some two year olds are entitled to 570 hours of free early education or childcare a year.

view the eligibility criteria and apply for funding

Three and four year olds

All three and four year olds are entitled to 15 hours a week  (570 hours a year) of free early education or childcare. From September 2017 the government are introducing an additional 15 hours of childcare (a total of 30 hours) for families where both parents are working.

view more about the 30 hours on our online directory