To find out if you are eligible, please contact The Family Information Service on 01332 640758. You can also check online from the comfort of your own home by visiting the Free Childcare Check. You may prefer to text START to 8727 or you can also apply within your local childcare settings and children’s centres. Please note, any information you provide for the eligibility check will be treated in confidence and only used for checking if you qualify for free childcare and other funding opportunities. This information may be shared with HMRC and the Department for Education.
If you give your consent to these terms then please continue with your application. If you need to withdraw your consent at any time then please contact the Families Information Service.
Tax Free Childcare
Tax-Free childcare is a new Government scheme to help working families with their childcare costs. We have registered for the scheme. For further details please ask at the school office or click on the links below:
The online checking system for the extended free childcare offer for 3 and 4 year olds is now available to parents.
Currently all 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 570 hours of free childcare a year as a universal offer. In September 2017 this will be increased for eligible working families up to 1140 hours, known as The Extended Free Childcare Offer.
Parents can now register their details using the following https://childcare-support.tax.service.gov.uk/ where you can find out if you can access this exciting offer. This offer will provide parents huge savings on their childcare costs, and also benefit children’s early years’ education. If parents do not have internet access they can make a telephone application by calling HMRC on 0300 123 4097.