KCC Funding

KCC Free Entitlement Funding

 

Here at Steps to School Day Nursery, subject to availability – we can offer places for children who receive either the;

  • ‘Free for Two’ 15 hours funding scheme
  • Universal 15 hour government funding scheme, and
  • 30 hour government funding scheme

 

Our setting offers allocated funding as follows;

“Free For Two” funding (FF2)

**FF2 offered in the in the nursery and preschool subject to availability

Up to 570 hours a year can be taken (38 weeks)

Term time: 15 hours per week =

Free place/ No charge

9-12am / 12-3pm/ 9-3pm

Any sessions booked over the 15 hours free entitlement incurs a chargeable fee;

£18.00 per half day

£33.00 per full day

 

3&4 year olds qualifying for the “Universal” 15 hours Free Early Education

DAY NURSERY

Up to 570 hours a year can be taken (38 weeks/ term time only)

Term time: 15 hours per week =

Offered in blocks of 6 hour sessions per day, 8am – 2pm

The remaining 4 hours per session*

2pm – 6pm, incurs a chargeable fee = £4.80 (hourly rate) x remaining hours

This is to cover consumables and additional childcare.

Any sessions booked over the free entitlement incurs a chargeable fee;

£51.00 per full day

 

3&4 year olds qualifying for the “extended” 30 hours Free Early Education

DAY NURSERY

Up to 1140 hours a year can be taken (38 weeks/ term time only)

Term time: 30 hours per week =

Offered in blocks of 6 hour sessions per day, 8am – 2pm

The remaining 4 hours per session*

2pm – 6pm, incurs a chargeable fee = £4.80 (hourly rate) x remaining hours

This is to cover consumables and additional childcare.

Any sessions booked over the free entitlement incurs a chargeable fee;

£51.00 per full day

 

 

3&4 year olds qualifying for the “Universal” 15 hours Free Early Education

PRE SCHOOL

Up to 570 hours a year can be taken (38 weeks/ term time only)

Term time: 15 hours per week =

Offered in blocks of 5 hour sessions per day, 9am – 2pm

The remaining 1 hour per session*

2pm – 3pm, incurs a chargeable fee = £4.80 (hourly rate) x remaining hours

This is to cover consumables and resources.

Any sessions booked over the free entitlement incurs a chargeable fee;

£18 per half day

£33 per full day (9-3pm)

 

3&4 year olds qualifying for the “extended” 30 hours Free Early Education

PRE SCHOOL

Up to 1140 hours a year can be taken (38 weeks/ term time only)

Term time: 30 hours per week =

Offered in blocks of 5 hour sessions per day, 9am – 2pm

The remaining 1 hour per session*

2pm – 3pm, incurs a chargeable fee = £4.80 (hourly rate) x remaining hours

This is to cover consumables and resources.

Any sessions booked over the free entitlement incurs a chargeable fee;

£18 per half day

£33 per full day (9-3pm)

 

Please note all places are subject to availability

3/4 year Universal funding – At Steps to School Day Nursery, a child can access one totally free universal place in the following way – 1 x 10 hour day, 1 x 5 hour day per week = 15 hours per week, term time only, for a maximum of 38 weeks (540 hours per year)

For eligible children for the extended entitlement, a child can access one totally free extended hours place the following way – 3 x 10 hour/ day per week = 30 hours per week, term time only for a maximum of 38 weeks (1140 hours per year)

Please note that totally free places are limited and subject to availability

Please do not hesitate in contacting our setting for more information, and/ or visit ‘www.childcarechoices.gov’ to see if you are eligible for the funding schemes available.