FREE 2 Year Old Funded Place

We offer 570 hours of FREE 2 year old funded flexible places for children who
are eligible. This can be taken as 15 hours per week over 38 or up to 51 weeks per year

What is 2 year funding?

A child can only be accepted for a two year funded place if they fall into one of the following categories:

1. Parents receiving Working Tax Credits and have annual gross earnings of no more than £16,190 per year.

2. The child has a current statement of SEN or an Education, Health and Care plan.

3. The child has left care through special guardianship or an adoption or residence order.

Families who fall into the above criteria will be notified by TMBC by letter, this letter must be shown as proof of eligibility and a copy taken for future reference.

What will the 2 year grant fund?

Children accessing the funded places will be offered places by one of the following options:

Option 1
Children may attend any of the following 7.5 hour sessions, 2 days per week, over 38 weeks per year.
9.00am - 4.30pm or 9.30am - 5.00pm

Option 2
Children may attend for one full day and one half day per week, over 38 weeks of the year.
7.30am - 5.30pm or 8.00am - 6.00pm
7.30am - 12.30pm or 1.00pm - 6.00pm per week

Option 3
Children may attend for one extended day per week, over 50 weeks of the year.
7.30am - 5.30pm or 8.00am - 6.00pm

FREE 3 Year Old Funded Place

Children are entitled to 570 hours of FREE early education or childcare a year.
This is often taken as 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year, starting at the
school term after your child turns 3 years old.

What is 3 year funding? (FEF)

The Free Entitlement Funded place for your child is up to a maximum of 15 hours free per week, for up to 38 weeks per year in line with the school terms.
We are able to offer all 3 and 4 year old children a Free Entitlement Funded (FEF) place once they become eligible which is the term after their 3rd Birthday.

Flexibility of the entitlement is subject to spaces within the pre-school room, here at the Hyde Woodland Day Nursery we offer the free early entitlement funding in the following ways:
• 3 hours per day over 5 days of the week.
Or
• Up to a maximum of 6 hours deducted off your daily fee.

FREE 30 Hours Funded Place

The term after your child turns 3 years old you may be eligible to attend
upto 30 hours of FREE early education over 38 or up to 51 weeks per year

What is 30 hour funding?

A 30 hours funded place for your child is up to a maximum of 30 hours FREE per week, for up to 38 or 51 weeks per year (570 funded hours) in line with the school terms.
We are able to offer 3 and 4 year old children a place once they become eligible which is the term after their 3rd Birthday.

Don't Miss Out!

Before your child turns 3 at the start of a term, we will be able to advise you on how to obtain the 30 hours funding for the following term.
You will need to register online at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk and if you are eligible, you will be issued with a ‘code’.
Once you have received your code, come and talk to the Nursery Manager to enrol your child.

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