Funded Childcare Placements

Free 15 Hours Funding:   All 3 to 4-year-olds in England can get 15 hours per week, 38 weeks of the year, free early education or childcare.  Follow this link for further information:

Some 2-year-olds are also eligible, if their circumstance is within particular criteria.  Follow this link for further information:

30 Hours Funding or Tax Free Childcare:  Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare are two separate government schemes, to help parents with the cost of childcare. Both schemes were effective from September 2017. You can apply for both schemes through one online application to HM Revenue and Customs.  Follow this link for further information and applications:

No Recource to Public Funding (NRPF) – If you have ‘no recourse to public funds (NRPF) because of your status, then your children can still access childcare in the UK. There may be requirements for you to access childcare for free.  The following link provides further information: