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30-hours Application Process

Parents/carers with children aged 3 and 4 years may be entitled to an extra 15 hours a week of flexible free childcare, entitling them up to 30 hours a week for at least 38 weeks of the year, subject to eligibility and availability.  

Please enquire for more information or about the application process. For further guidance and advice, you can also follow the links below:

Get 30 hours free childcare: step by step – GOV.UK (

Help paying for childcare: 15 hours free childcare for 3 and 4-year-olds – GOV.UK ( 

30 Hours Funding Codes

All codes must be given to providers before the cut-off date to ensure continuation of funding. 

Cut off dates for funding are:

  • 31 March
  • 31 August
  • 31 December 

2-Year-Old Funding

We also offer two-year-old funding for children in the local community who meet the criteria as set out by the Local Authority. Parents/carers who meet the criteria can apply for a Free Early Learning place to fund childcare sessions for 15 hours per week.

Please enquire for more information or to find out more about the application process.