Hamilton Nursery supports various funding options for childcare in our nursery in Leicester. For those who are eligible, these include:
Two year olds
You can get free childcare for a two year old if you receive certain benefits. You can find out if you are eligible for the childcare offer for two year olds here. If you are eligible, you can get 15 hours of free childcare a week for 38 weeks a year (570 hours in total).
Here at Hamilton Nursery we can assist with completing the necessary forms if needed too. Please feel free to ask for support. Apply online here
Three and four year olds
All three and four year olds can get 15 hours of funded childcare a week for 38 weeks a year (570 hours in total) until the child starts reception year at school.
You might be able to get an additional 15 hours of free childcare a week if you are in work, giving you a total or 30 hours a week for 38 weeks a year (1140 hours in total). To be eligible for this certain criteria apply. Please click here for more information.
If you are eligible for both, you will be entitled to 30 hours of child care per week for 38 weeks of the year or 22 hours spread over 52 weeks. Either way we can support your needs at Hamilton nursery
For any queries about your options please contact Jenny or Rachel on 0116 274 3090 or email them here.
Claiming three and four year old childcare funding
Once you have chosen our setting and we will ask you to fill in a simple form and we can do the rest. You may be required to supply some form of identity for the child – like a passport or birth certificate. This is often needed for us to ask the local authority about funding.
Three and four year old funding – when are you entitled?
Your child is entitled to the funding the term after their third birthday. Their birthday must fall before the cut-off date in order to receive the funding the following term. These dates are:
31st August for the September – December term
31st December for the January – April term
31st March for the May – August term
Government funding is available for 2 year olds as well as three and four year olds under two schemes. Please see our page about funding for more information and use this link to understand the choices available. We are happy to discuss these in more detail when you visit so feel free to ask us any questions about these options and how they can best be used for your situation.
Learn more about funded childcare here or download an information pack here to get started.
Visiting Hamilton Nursery
We believe choosing the right nursery is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child in their early years. It should be a place that will offer your child a happy and enjoyable experience, as well as a place that will support their development and encourage them to grow. That is why we at Hamilton Nursery (Leicester) promise to provide a safe, stimulating and loving environment to support the growth and development of your child.
We would love for you to visit us if you are looking for a Nursery in Hamilton.
Book a time here, call us today on 0116 274 3090 or email us here.