Costs Tax-free Childcare 2-year funding 3&4 years 15 hours funding 3&4 years 30 hours funding Fees as of September 2018: Fee Hourly rate 8am-1pm OR 1pm-6pm £ 24.75 £ 4.95 Day: 8am-6pm £ 44.50 £ 4.45 Week: 5 days of 8am-6pm £ 205.00 £ 4.10 Other sessions hourly rate £ 5.75 Click to check what help you could get If you get Tax-Free Childcare, the government will pay £2 for every £8 you pay your childcare provider via an online account. You can get Tax-Free Childcare at the same time as 30 hours free childcare if you’re eligible for both. You can usually get Tax-Free Childcare if you (and your partner, if you have one) are: in work – or getting parental leave, sick leave or annual leave each earning at least the National Minimum Wage or Living Wage for 16 hours a week – Currently (October 2018) this is £125.28 if you’re 25 or over This earnings limit does not apply if you’re self-employed and started your business less than 12 months ago. You can get up to £500 every 3 months (£2,000 a year) for each of your children to help with the costs of childcare. Click to apply on-line for tax free childcare Your 2-year-old can get free early education and childcare if you live in England and get one of the following benefits: Income Support income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) Universal Credit – if you and your partner have a combined income from work of less than £15,400 a year after tax tax credits and you have an annual income of under £16,190 before tax the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit support through part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act the Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit) Click to check what help you could get All 3 to 4-year-olds in England can get 570 free hours per year. It is usually taken as 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year, but you can choose to take fewer hours over more weeks. You can get it from the term after your child’s 3rd birthday. Contact our nursery to find out more. You may be able to get up to 30 hours free childcare (1,140 hours per year, which you can choose how you take) if your child is 3 to 4 years old. You can usually get 30 hours free childcare if you (and your partner, if you have one) are: in work – or getting parental leave, sick leave or annual leave each earning at least the National Minimum Wage or Living Wage for 16 hours a week – currently (October 2018) this is £125.28 if you’re over 25 This earnings limit does not apply if you’re self-employed and started your business less than 12 months ago. You can get 30 hours free childcare at the same time as claiming Universal Credit, tax credits, childcare vouchers or Tax-Free Childcare. There’s one application for 30 hours free childcare and Tax-Free Childcare. As part of your application, you will find out if you can get both. Click to apply online If you’re eligible for the extra hours, you sign up online to get a code to give to our nursery to reserve your place. You’ll get the extra hours once the next term starts.