Childcare

Useful Information

  • Type of Childcare

    The first thing you will need to do when arranging childcare is find out exactly what is available in the area. Once you have found local providers, you will need to do a bit of research to see which will suit your child best. Below…

  • Childcare - How do I choose?

    How do I choose? Entrusting a stranger with your child is a big step, so before you choose a provider you may want to consider the following tips: - Give yourself plenty of time to choose – holiday playschemes, for example, get booked up in…

  • Entitlement to free childcare for 2 year olds

    Entitlement to free childcare for 2 year olds Free part-time childcare/ early education (15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year or 11 hrs a week spread across every week throughout the year) They must meet particular criteria to be eligible. Places for…

  • Free early learning for 3 to 4 year olds

    What you are entitled to All three and four year olds are entitled to 15 hours of free nursery education for 38 weeks of the year. This applies until they reach compulsory school age (the term following their fifth birthday). Free early education places are…