If you’re a parent or carer looking for childcare, information on the various options available can be found by clicking on the link below.
All three and four-year-olds are entitled to free high-quality early education, starting in the term after a child’s third birthday until compulsory school age
The current free entitlement is 15 hours a week (570 hours a year) for 38 weeks of the year.
Parents/carers of two-year-olds who meet a range of criteria are entitled to the same amount of free high-quality early years education or childcare, from the term after a child’s second birthday until the end of the term in which they are three.
Extended Entitlement – 30 free hours
For further information on all aspects of the free entitlement schemes please open the link below:
Link to Childcare Providers in Northumberland
Your local Children’s Centre Facilitator can also assist you to apply for free childcare and advice on the availability of places locally.