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Tax Free Childcare

Age: 0-11 (or 16 if disabled)

  • For working families, including the self-employed, in the UK

  • With children under 12 (or under 17 if disabled)

  • For every £8 you pay in, the government will add an extra £2, up to £2,000 per child per year

 

15 hours free childcare

Age: 2

  • For families in England, receiving some forms of support

  • With 2-year-old children

  • 15 hours of free childcare or early education for 38 weeks

  • A total of 570 hours per year, that you can use flexibly with one or more childcare provider

  • Some providers will allow you  to ‘stretch’ the hours over 52 weeks, using fewer hours per week

 

15 hours free childcare

Age: 3 and 4

  • For all families in England

  • With 3 and 4-year-old children

  • 15 hours of free childcare or early education for 38 weeks

  • A total of 570 hours per year, that you can use flexibly with one or more childcare provider

  • Some providers will allow you  to ‘stretch’ the hours over 52 weeks, using fewer hours per week

 

30 hours free childcare

Age: 3 and 4

  • For working families in England

  • With 3 and 4-year-old children

  • 30 hours of free childcare or early education for 38 weeks

  • A total of 1,140 hours per year, that you can use flexibly with one or more
    childcare provider

  • Some providers will allow you  to ‘stretch’ the hours over 52 weeks, using fewer hours per week

 

Tax credits for childcare

Age: 0-15 (or 16 if disabled)

  • For working families, in the UK

  • With children under 16 (or under 17 if disabled)

  • 70% of childcare costs, up to a cap

  • If you cannot make a new claim for Tax Credits, you may be able to apply for Universal Credit instead.

 

 

 

Click here to watch how to apply for 30 hours free childcare and Tax-Free Childcare online.

 

We have places available at our school.  Call us on 020 8802 6670 to inquire.

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