Funded Hours for 2 year olds for 15 hours p/w for 38 weeks a year
(from 1 January, 1 April or 1 September following your child’s 2nd birthday)
You can claim free these hours if you receive one or more of the following:
Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act
Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
Child Tax Credit with an annual household income of less than £16,190
Working Tax Credit and earn less than £16,190
Or if your child:
Is looked after by the local authority or has left care through adoption, residence order or special guardianship.
Has a current statement of special education needs or an Education, Health and Care plan.
Is in receipt of the Disability Living Allowance
To apply for free childcare hours for your 2 year old - You will need a current email address.
First register and then apply via the online application form at: