At our academy parents have the option to apply for 30 free hours of nursery provision if they are eligible.
This means that every week your child can attend our nursery for up to 30 hours for free.

However, you must apply for an eligibility code to receive the free hours, and this must be done at least a month before your child begins nursery.

If your child turns three between:They are eligible from:When to apply for your free hours:
1 September to 31 December15 October to 30 November15 October to 30 November
1 January to 31 MarchThe start of the Summer term in April15 January to 28 February
1 April to 31 AugustThe start of the Autumn term in September15 June to 31 July

Eligibility criteria includes:

  • if you are working
  • your income (and your partner’s income if you have one)
  • your child’s age and circumstances
  • your immigration status

You can get 30 hours free childcare at the same time as claiming Universal Credit, tax credits, childcare vouchers or tax-free childcare.

To be eligible for 30 hours free childcare, you (or your partner) must have a National Insurance number and at least one of the following:

  • British or Irish citizenship
  • settled or pre-settled status, or you have applied and you’re waiting for a decision
  • permission to access public funds – your UK residence card will tell you if you cannot do this

To find out more about applying to our nursery click here, or to find out more about securing your 30 free hours visit: