30 Hours of Funded Childcare will be Available at some* LEYF Nurseries from September 2017
Extended Entitlement - 30 Hours of Funded Childcare will be Available at LEYF Nurseries from September 2017
LEYF Nurseries are offering the Extended Entitlement (30 Hours of Funded Childcare) at the majority of our Nurseries from September 2017
As a parent you may be aware that the Government has extended the funded childcare entitlement for 3-4 year olds from 15 to 30 hours per week.
From 1st September, 2017 LEYF will be offering the extended entitlement in all nurseries with the exception of our Abbots Manor nursery and Burgess Park.
If eligible, you will be able to access the 30 funded hours from the term following your child’s third birthday (see our guide to funding for more information).
Visit the government’s Childcare Choices website for more details, and to check your eligibility. You can also use this page to apply for other types of nursery funding, including tax free childcare.
If you have any questions, please speak to your LEYF nursery manager or call our customer services team on 020 7834 8679.
30 Hours Childcare Eligibility Checker
Your 3 or 4 year old children could be eligible for 30 hours per week of free childcare at LEYF! Call our customer services team on 020 7834 8679 or book a visit to your nearest LEYF nursery.
Your 3 or 4 year old children could be eligible for 15 hours per week of free childcare at LEYF. You may also be eligible for 30 hours of free childcare if you meet the followng criteria.
- You or your partner are on maternity, paternity, shared parental or adoption leave, or are on statutory sick leave.
- One parent meets the income criteria and the other is unable to work because they are disabled, have caring responsibilities or have been assessed as having limited capability to work.
- Where a parent is in a 'start-up period' (i.e. they are newly self-employed) they do not need to demonstrate that they meet the income criteria for 12 months.
Call our customer services team on 020 7834 8679 or book a visit to your nearest LEYF nursery to learn more about your childcare eligibility.
* We will do our best to offer a funded space but unfortunately cannot guarantee availability. Please speak to your nursery manager for more information
Please note, once your child turns 3 you will be able to apply for the 30 hours/week of funded childcare. If you child can access the 30 hours from September 1st you will need to register for your code before August 31st. Otherwise the Local Authority won’t provide your funding until the Spring term in January 2018.
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