Childcare Choices

Government schemes to help with childcare costs

Are you looking for support with childcare costs?
Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers in one place for the first time. The new Childcare Choices website makes it easy to find out what’s on offer.

Use the Childcare Calculator at to see what offers are available to support you and your family.

As well as current schemes, Childcare Choices introduces Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours Free Childcare – two new offers now introduced for parents of children aged under four (on 31 August), and parents of disabled children aged under 17.

To find out more about the new and existing offers, and how they can help you, go to the Childcare Choices website today at:

If you are eligible for up to 30 hours funding you will be issued with an eligibility code. If you wish to use this funding at our setting, please ask us for a 30 hour declaration form. This needs to be completed and returned to Preschool promptly together with proof of birth for your child (passport or birth certificate etc.)

You will need to verify your claim with HMRC termly within the dates specified by them to ensure continued funding.
Please note all sessions are offered subject to availability and are not guaranteed

If you have any questions or need some help please speak to Nuru, Shelley or Georgina. Thank you.