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All children are eligible to receive 15 hours of childcare funding a week from the term after their 3rd birthday.  Some children may also be eligible for an additional 15 hours should they meet a certain criteria - to find out if your child is eligible, please follow the link below,

https://www.gov.uk/30-hours-free-childcare

 

When to apply for 30 hour funding

You can apply from when your child is 2 years and 36 weeks old.

 

When you child turns 3When they can get 30 hours fromRecommended time to apply
1 September - 31 December1st January15 October to 30 November
1 January to 31 March1st April15 January to 28 February
1 April to 31 August1st September15 June to 31 July

 

You can apply outside of these recommended dates but you might not receive your code in time.

You must have a valid code by the end of the month before a new term starts.

You have to reconfirm your eligibility every 3 months. If you apply more than 3 months before the term starts, you’ll have to reconfirm your eligibility in your account in order to keep your code valid.


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