Three and Four Year Old Funding

Children are entitled to up to 15 hours free childcare a week from the beginning of the term after they turn three.

Children Born between:                                 Become eligible for funding:

1st January – 31st March                                                          1st April after their 3rd birthday

1st April – 31st August                                                               1st September after their 3rd birthday

1st Sept – 31st December                                                          1st January after their 3rd birthday


These sessions can be split between two different settings. When your child is eligible for this funding you will be given a short form to fill in and return to the playgroup.