Do you have a 2 year old and are in receipt of any of the following benefits?
These are the same as those to access free school meals.

  • Income Support (IS)
  • Job Seekers’ Allowance (Income-Based)
  • Income Related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA-IR)
  • Child Tax Credit (CTC) with a household income of less than £16,190
  • Guarantee Element of Pension Credit (GPC)
  • Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (IAA) Support
  • Universal credit

Yes– then you are eligible for a funded early education childcare place
Please see the attached leaflet for more info