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Funding information


Funding available for 2 Year old Children.

From September 2013, there is a new criteria for 2 year old funding.  It does not matter which part of Peterborough you live in, and more children will qualify & more hours are available. From the term following their second birthday, eligible children will benefit from, 15 hours free childcare weekly over 38 weeks (term time). 

        A child born on or between        

        Could be eligible for a two-year-old place from        

                                      (subject to criteria):        

                            1 April and 31 August                         1 September following their second birthday
                1 September and 31 December                            1 January following their second birthday
                        1 January and 31 March                                 1 April following their second birthday



Funding available for 3 & 4 Year old Children.

All three and four year olds are entitled to 15 hours of free nursery education for 38 weeks of the year.  Children are eligible from the term after their third birthday until they start primary school.

       Childs Month of Birth      

             Funding starts           

                     April August                       1 September           
             September - December                          1 January
                   January - March                              1 April



•    3 morning or 3 afternoon sessions per week term time only (or a combination of morning & afternoon sessions – 3 per week)
•    1 full day (10hrs) and 1 Am or Pm session per week term time only
•    If you wish your child to attend nursery all year round and/or more than the 15 hours per week, the termly funding amount is automatically deducted off your nursery fees.   



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