Funding and Fees

Free Childcare & Early Years Education For 2, 3 & 4 Year Olds

All three and four-year-old children and some two-year-olds – are entitled to 15 hours of childcare and early education.

North Road Nursery offers free childcare (to those entitled) over 38 weeks of the year during school term time only.

Free Childcare for 3 & 4 Year Olds

Free 15 hours childcare and early education for 3 and 4 year olds is usually available from the start of the term after the child’s 3rd birthday.

If your child was born between:They will be eligible for a free childcare place from:
January 1 and March 31the beginning of the term on or after April 1
April 1 and August 31the beginning of the term on or after September 1
September 1 and December 31the beginning of the term on or after January 1
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Free Childcare for 2 Year Olds or 30 Hours Free Childcare For Working Parents

If you would like to know the criteria or would like to apply for:

  • 15 hours free childcare for your 2 year old
  • 30 hours free childcare for working parents

Please click here for more information