Early Years, Funded Childcare for 3 and 4 Year Olds - NCC

Type of service:
Finance And Funding
Address:
Northamptonshire County Council, One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1ED
Telephone number:
0300 126 1000
Service description:
Funded childcare places are known as 'The Free Entitlement' offer all 3 to 4 year olds

You can calculate when funded childcare will start for your child using this calculator.

Where can my child take up their childcare?


You can access the funded entitlement at most OFSTED registered childcare providers. These include:
  • Private day nurseries

  • Pre-school playgroups

  • Maintained nurseries (nurseries attached to a school)

  • Childminders and childminder agencies

  • Independent schools


Details of all childcare providers can be found on the Children and families service finder.

Cost:
Free
Age range:
3 years - 4 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
19/06/2019
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