Early Education Funding

Early Education Funding is available to all children FROM the funding period following their 3rd birthday. There are 3 funding periods each year.  Children currently have a right to 570 funded hours per year which usually means 15 hours per week over 38 weeks in an academic year.

Forms are issued by the administrator – please contact them for further information.

30 hour free childcare entitlement

From September 2017, the government introduced an additional 15 hours a week of free childcare for working parents of three and four-year-olds. Freeland Pre-school has enrolled in this scheme.

For more information to see if you are eligible visit the following website: https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/