15 Hours Funded Childcare for 2 year olds at Tinies Daycare

As an Ofsted-registered early years provider, Tinies Nurseries is able to offer funded early years education and childcare for 2 year old children

In order to sustainably offer these funded places, we offer stretched funding of 11 hours per week, 51 weeks of the year, rather than 15 hours for 38 weeks of the year.

Who is eligible for 2 year old funded childcare?

Your child may be eligible for the 2 year funded places if you are in receipt of:

  • 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 £15,400 or less a year, after tax
  • Tax credits and you have an income of £16,190 or less a year, 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)

A child can also get free early education and childcare if any of the following apply:

  • They're looked after by a local council
  • They have a current statement of special education needs (SEN) or an education, health and care (EHC) plan
  • They get Disability Living Allowance
  • They've left care under a special guardianship order, child arrangements order or adoption order

How many free hours can I get and how can I use them?

At Tinies Nurseries you can claim up to 11 hours of funded childcare spread across 51 weeks a year (570 hours).

How much is the 2 year old funding worth?

This is dependent on the setting you chose, and the funded hourly rate is dependent on the Nursery Rate card.

Can I use my funded hours at more than one setting?

2 year old funded hours can only be used at one setting.

Which nursery setting can I use my funded hours at?

The nursery must be an approved childcare provider. You can find out more information on this from your local authority.

When can my child get the funding?

You can start claiming your 2 year olds funded hours the term after their 2nd birthday.

Child's birthday

When you can claim

1 January to 31 March

The beginning of term on or after 1 April

1 April to 31 August

The beginning of term on or after 1 September

1 September to 31 December

The beginning of term on or after 1 January

 

 

 

 
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I've just been so impressed with Leah that I thought it was worth letting you know. She's been an amazing keyworker. For me, her biggest positive attribute is that she genuinely cares, gets attached to the child and goes above and beyond her normal duties to make sure the child is okay. Recently Kian was teething (but it wasn't apparent at the time). He was unusually cranky and clingy and she actually rang me to ask if any changes at home had happened recently so that they could do something to help him settle down. I found that very sweet. Another example is when I was a doing pick up, my other child needed the toilet in the toddler room but he had a little accident as he got to the toilet too late. Instead of telling me to clean him up (which has happened once in the preschool room), she was more than happy to help Aarav get changed and even went the extra mile to put plastic bags over his socks so his feet don't get wet as his shoes were wet. She thought to do this herself. I was so impressed at the thoughtfulness. Sorry if it's too much detail, but I wanted to show you what I mean by going above and beyond! I just wanted you to know what a gem you have (although I'm sure you know already!). The rest of the staff are awesome too; I just wanted to give specific feedback for Leah.
, Northwood Nursery Parent