Free Early Learning / Education
Have you applied for April/Summer Term 2023 start?
- Don't miss out - visit your childcare setting to secure your child's place today
Early learning/education is good for children’s social, physical and mental development and also helps them to prepare for school – giving your child the best start in life.
Advice for parents of children aged 0-4 years old with special educational needs (SEND) is available on our Local Offer pages.
Free 15 hours for parents of 2-year-olds receiving support
Find out how Free for 2s work or how to apply for up to free 15 hours a week.
Free early education for all 3 and 4-year-olds
Find out when and where your child can use their free place of up to 15 hours a week.
Free 30 hours childcare and Tax-Free Childcare for working parents of 3 and 4-year-olds
Find out if you’re eligible for the new government scheme.
Help paying for childcare
Looking for help with childcare costs? See the GOV.UK Childcare Choices page (external link).
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