3-4 year old

Universal funding of 15 hours per week is available to every parent, regardless of their financial circumstances, for children aged 3-4 year old.

This is available after the term your child turns three and can be applied for by speaking to our Nursery Manager.

An extended entitlement of a further 15 hours per week is also available. This applies if both parents are working (or the sole parent in a lone parent family) and each parent earns, on average:

  • – A weekly minimum wage equivalent to 16 hours at national minimum wage or national living wage; and
  • Earn less than £100,000 per year.

Child’s birthday /When you can claim:

1st Jan to 31st Mar/The beginning of the term on or after the 1st April.
1st Apr to 31st Aug/The beginning of the term on or after the 1st September.
1st Sept to 31st Dec/The beginning of the term on or after the 1st January.

To make a claim for extended entitlement please visit the Child Care Choices website.