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Shipham Church of England First School

2 Year Old Funding

Families with 2 year old children who meet the criteria below can apply for funding.

A maximum of 15 hours per week is available, with up to 570 hours over the academic year at a registered childcare provider. 

Children become eligible in the funding period after their second birthday.

 

The funding periods are:
Spring 1 January to 31 March
Summer 1 April to 31 August
Autumn 1 September to 31 December

 

Criteria

Parents or carers who receive any of the following may be entitled to funding for 2 year olds:

  • Universal Credit (for children with a second birthday up to and including 31 December 2017)
  • Universal Credit with an annual net income of less than £15,400 (for children with a second birthday after 31 December 2017)
  • Income Support (IS)
  • Employment Support Allowance (Income Related) – not Contribution related
  • Income-based Job Seekers Allowance (IBJSA) – not Contribution based
  • Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit.
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Child Tax Credit with an annual taxable income (as assessed by HM Revenue and Customs) of less than £16,190
  • Working Tax Credit with an annual taxable income (as assessed by HM Revenue and Customs) of less than £16,190

 

To check your eligibility, and apply, please follow this link:

https://www.somerset.gov.uk/education-and-families/funding-for-2-year-olds-information-for-providers/

 

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