From September 2017 working families with children aged 3 / 4 years have been eligible for 30 ‘free’ hours of early education and childcare.
Families are eligible for 30 ‘free’ hours if:
• both parents are working (or the sole parent is working in a lone parent family);
• each parent has a weekly minimum income equivalent to 16 hours at national minimum wage or living wage; and
• neither parent has an income of more than £100,000 per year.
The government have provided a childcare calculator which will check your eligibility to the 30 hours Childcare Offer at www.gov.uk/childcare-calculator
Parents can also find out information at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk
Eligible parents will be given a code which must be passed on to the provider of the 30 ‘free’ hours in order that this is validated. Eligibility for the 30 hours must be checked every three months.
Please see the additional information below. If you have any questions please contact Burradon Community Primary School on 0191 643 4680.