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Apply for Two-Year-Old Free Childcare

If you have a two year old and are on a low household income, you may be entitled to receive 15 hours FREE childcare a week, 38 weeks of the year. Click here and fill in our brief questionnaire to find out if you are eligible - all you need is your National Insurance number.

You can also check your eligibility by calling the Family Information Service on 020 8825 5588 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm).

The benefits of early education
Research shows that children who attend nursery from a young age do better when they start school and throughout their whole education.

At nursery your child can:

  • Develop self-confidence
  • Improve their speaking, listening and language skills
  • Become more excited about learning, meeting new people and mixing with other children
  • Get ready for school
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