3 Year Old Funding (15 hours funding)


What is 3 Year Old funding?

The government offers funding to all 3 year old children to give them 15 hours of free childcare per week. This funding is statutory and does not need to be applied for!


How would 3 Year Old funding help me and my child?

This funding allows your child to receive early year’s education at nursery whilst also receiving consistent care.

This funding also helps parents balance out work and other commitments, as well as offer financial support.


When does my child’s funding start?

Your child’s funding will start the term following their 3rd birthday.


Start dates for funding are:

April 1st 2019 until August 31st 2019 – Autumn Term Start

September 1st 2019 until December 31st 2019 – Spring Term Start

January 1st 2020 until March 31st 2020 – Summer Term Start