Paying for childcare

Childcare can be expensive for parents but there are lots of options to help reduce the cost of childcare and in some circumstances access free childcare.  

You could be entitled to help with childcare costs, please see for more information or see below for specific schemes you may be eligible for.

Research shows children who go to nurseries, pre-schools and childminders make good progress with their language, physical and social development. When the time comes for school they settle in quickly and do well in their new class. 


In our home from home setting we are able to offer funded spaces to children and work together with parents to provide quality childcare at affordable prices. 


We are always here to offer help and advise, you can contact us via Facebook, email, calling us or filling out the contact us form on the bottom of each page.

If you have any questions about covering your childcare costs either call or email us by clicking the button below, or scroll down to see options for help with paying for childcare and our plans and prices

Tax free childcare 


Parents will be able to open a new childcare account. For every £8 a parent pays into their childcare account, the government will pay in an extra £2. Parents can get up to £2000 government support per child per year towards their childcare costs - that's up to £500 every 3 months. If they have a disabled child, they can receive up to £4000 per child – a total of £1000 every 3 months. They can then use this money to pay their childcare provider.


Click the button below to find out more and to see if you could be eligible for tax free childcare. 

15 hours per week (term time) FREE nursery education 


All children are eligible for 15 hours free nursery education (in term time) starting from the term after their third birthday.


The terms are January, April and September. For example if your child turns 3 in December they could access their 15 hours free education from January. Parents also have the option (where available)of splitting their hours over the year by using 11 hours per week all year round rather than 15 hours term time only. 


Your can click the button below to find out more about this 

Tax credits childcare element 


Working tax credits can help with a percentage towards your childcare costs.

Whether you can get Working Tax Credit depends on:

  • the hours of paid work you do each week

  • your income and circumstances


By clicking the button below you can find out if you could be eligible with help towards your childcare costs.

You are required to pay a non-refundable registration fee of £50 at the time of booking to reserve your space. The £50 deposit is credited to your first month’s invoice. 

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