Funded free early learning and education for 2, 3 and 4 year olds
All 3 and 4 year old children are entitled to Funded Early Education and can use childminders, pre-school playgroups, nurseries or children's centres who are registered with Gloucestershire County Council to deliver nursery education.
Achieving 2 year olds (A2YO) funding
Does your family meet the criteria for Free School Meals? Do you receive working tax credits? Is your household income less than £16,190?
- Your child could be entitled to 15 hours a week (570 hours per year) of free early learning childcare.
- Places are available at childminders, pre-school groups, nurseries or Children's Centres who have signed an agreement with us to provide nursery education for 2 year olds.
- For more information, childcare provider details and access to the Citizen Portal (to check eligibility) please visit Glos Families directory.
Early education places for 3 and 4 year olds
- All 3 and 4 years olds are entitled to Funded Early Education and can use childminders, pre-school playgroup, nurseries or Children's Centres who are registered with Gloucester County Council to deliver nursery education.
- Full eligibility and entitlement details and childcare provider details can be found on the Glos Families directory.
30 hours entitlement and tax-free childcare
- From September 2017 some 3 and 4 ears olds may be entitled to an additional 570 hours of free childcare over 38 weeks of the year. Full details can be found on the Glos Families directory.