From April 2024, eligible working parents of two-year-olds will get a new offer of 15 free hours per week of free childcare.
From September 2024, eligible parents will get 15 free hours from nine months until their children start school, and from September 2025, they will get 30 free hours from nine months until the start of school.
For three and four year olds, we claim this on your behalf. Also, you will be required to complete a form with your child’s personal details and we will need to see a copy of your child’s birth certificate.
Your child is entitled to the funding the term after their third birthday. Their birthday must fall before the cut-off date in order to receive the funding the following term.
These dates are: