Early Years 2 year old offer

From 2nd January 2024, eligible working parents will be able to apply for their 15 hours childcare for their two-year-old for summer term 2024.

  • Parents have until 31 March 2024 to apply for a code, using the Childcare Choices website (see our website for the link)
  • Anyone applying after this date will not be eligible for funding until September 2024

The Government advises that the best time for families to apply is mid-January to the end of February, in case you need to provide further information to support your application.   

To apply for a childcare code, each parent needs to be working and earning the equivalent of 16 hours a week at national minimum/living wage and under £100,000 adjusted net income per year. This means that each parents need to earn from just over £8,600 per year to be eligible for 15 hours a week of childcare during term time.