Providing free childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds

Find out how your setting can offer Free Entitlement to eligible 2-4 year olds.

1 Overview

If you are interested in providing Free Entitlement for 2, 3 and 4 year olds read the provider declaration below. It outlines the conditions providers must comply with to receive funding. 

From the summer term 2017, the level of funding for 2 year olds is £5.10 an hour and for 3 and 4 year olds £4.42 an hour. This is not a subsidy towards your fees as the entitlement is for a free place.

Some settings may also be eligible for:

Find out about general scheme administration and how to claim:

2 Apply to join the scheme

To apply to join the scheme, contact us and one of our team will answer any queries you may have and support you in your application. 

Last updated:
24 September 2019
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