There are various ways in which children can access free nursery care:
All 3 and 4 year old children
All children are eligible for 570 hours of free childcare a year, the term after their third birthday.
All 3 and 4 year old children whose parents work 16 hours a week
All children whose parents work at least 16 hours a week are eligible for 1140 hours of free childcare a year, the term after their child’s third birthday.
Certain 2 year olds
Some 2 year olds are also eligible for 570 hours of free childcare a year, the term after their second birthday. They include children from low income families, looked after and adopted children, children with Special Educational Needs / or in receipt of Disability Living Allowance.
To find out more please speak to Roz, alternatively you can find out more on the Shropshire Council Website