Summer Term 2020 - DfE have made some temporary changes to the 30 hours free entitlement to ensure critical worker parents and those with vulnerable children are not disadvantaged during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and can continue to access the childcare provision to which they are entitled.
For further information, please contact the Families Information Service on Tel: 01642 527225 or please see https://www.gov.uk/government/news/eligibility-for-government-childcare-offers-protected
Working parents of children aged 3 and 4 years old could be entitled for up to 30 hours free childcare a week, if they meet the eligibility criteria.
Claire from Leeds shares some of the benefits she's found since taking up 30 hours including how "it helps give you back your indepenndence and not just being a mum all the time". Hear more of Claire's story as well as other families who have benefited for 30 hours by clicking on the link below: