Free Childcare

Government funding for three year old children

Your child is entitled to the funding the term after their third birthday. Their birthday must fall before the cut-off date in order to receive the funding the following term. These dates are:

  • 31st August for the September – December term
  • 31st December for the January – April term
  • 31st March for the May – August term

What am I entitled to?

Each child is entitled to a total of 15 funded hours per week. Please speak to a staff member or contact for details.

How do I claim it?

If your child is eligible for the grant, we will provide you with a form to complete with your child’s details and total number of hours.