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Oaklands

Nursery

Funding/help with costs

Fees

 

Information about our fees and terms and conditions can be found on this link to our Fees policy:

Funding available

 

2 year olds

Some families may be eligible for a funded 2 year old place if they meet certain criteria - please click on this link for more information:

https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Children-and-early-years/Childcare/think2/fundedplacesfortwoyearolds.aspx

 

3 and 4 year olds

All 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 15 hours free nursery education per week in term time (some families will be eligible 30 hours funding, subject to criteria - please click on the link for details):

https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Children-and-early-years/Childcare/Childcare-for-3-to-4-year-olds/30hourpilot.aspx

 

Your child is eligible from the beginning of the term after their 3rd birthday:

Children born between               /   Free place starts
1st January – 31st March               /   Summer Term (from 1st April)
1st April – 31st August                   /   Autumn Term (from 1st September)
1st September – 31st December /   Spring Term (from 1st January)

 

The nursery will submit a claim on your behalf for the free childcare.

We can offer additional hours at a reasonable price - please see our Fees policy: Fees policy.

 

Lunchtime sessions are not covered by any funding - the 15 or 30 hours funding is for education only. Funded sessions are 9.00am to 12.00pm and/or 12.30pm to 3.30pm. Please see the Fees policy link above, which details how much we charge.

 

There is more information about funding and help with costs (e.g. Tax Free Childcare and Working Tax Credits) on this website:

https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Children-and-early-years/Childcare/Costs.aspx

 

Further information about funding and Tax Free Childcare can be found on this link:

Childcare choices - information about Childcare funding and Tax Free childcare

 
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