30 hours free childcare informationposted 11 months ago
We are writing to you to inform you about the government's plan to introduce
30 hours of free childcare for some families from September 2017. To help us
decide whether this will be something our parents will be interested in taking
up and also how we are going to deliver these hours, we wanted your
To qualify for this funding you must meet the criteria below;
The additional 15 hours of free childcare is available for families where both
parents are working (or the sole parent is working in a lone-parent family),
and each parent earns the equivalent of 16 hours a week at the national
minimum or living wage, and earns less than £100,000 a year.
Parents will be able to split the funding over 3 different settings if they wish to
do so this can include child minders and holiday clubs.
Please answer the following questions to help us estimate the need in our
1. Is your child 3 on or before 31st August 2017?
2. Does child currently attend full or part time?
3. Do you meet the criteria as above?
4. Would you increase your child's hours if you received the 30 hours?
5. Would you want to use your hours at one setting ( e.g Nursery) or at more
than one setting?
Please note all 3/4 year olds will be entitled to their 15 hours and we will
continue to deliver this as we currently do. Please do not hesitate in asking
your management teams if you have any queries.
Kate Reed (Director of Operations)