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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

Shropshire Council Early Years – find out about childcare in Shropshire