Early Learning and Childcare Provision

Entitled Two Year Olds

Two Year Olds

To qualify for a two-year-old place you need to evidence that you receive one or more of these benefits:

  • Income Support (IS)
  • Job Seeker's Allowance (income based)
  • any income related element of Employment and Support Allowance
  • Incapacity or Severe Disablement Allowance
  • State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit, but not Working Tax Credit and your income is £16,105 or less
  • Child tax Credit and Working Tax Credit and your income is £7,320 or less
  • support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Universal Credit and your household take-home pay, is £610 a month or less

Or if your child is:

  • Looked after
  • Under a kinship care order
  • Living with a parent-appointed guardian.

When you complete the registration form you may be asked to provide evidence of your eligibility.

We will provide all eligible two year olds a early learning and childcare place from the day after their second birthday.