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15 and 30 hours free early education and childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds

Free early education for 3 and 4-year-olds All three and four-year-old children are entitled to a free universal early education place.  Each place provides 15 hours of early years education for up to 38 weeks per year.  However, this universal entitlement is flexible and can be accessed over a…

30 hours early education and childcare for three and four-year-olds

All three and four-year-old children are entitled to a universal early education place, which provides up to 570 hours of free nursery education per year.   Children in some families are now be entitled to an additional 15 hours of free childcare, otherwise known as the 30…

30 hours free childcare LA and early years provider guide

The operational guidance to support the delivery of the 30 hours extended entitlement was published on 21st April 2017. The guidance can be found here. This builds on the statutory guidance and is intended to support local authorities and providers understand in more detail the…

Activities

Activities To find a list of activities for young people, please visit our Young Westminster website: www.westminster.gov.uk/free-activities-and-ways-save-money

Additional 15 hours’ free childcare for 3 & 4 year olds for working parents

All 3 & 4 year olds are entitled to up to 15 hours of free childcare and early education a week for up to 38 weeks a year.  This provision can be accessed in school nursery classes, private day nurseries and Pre-schools and also with…

Additional guidance for providers and Job Centre Plus

Additional guidance for providers and Job Centre Plus - changes to eligibility criteria under Universal Credit and guidance on no take home pay Please see attached a one-page document on the changes that are being made to the eligibility criteria for the free early education…

After school clubs

After school clubs These can provide care and play activities or additional supported study for your child after school has finished. Contact your child's school to see if they offer this provision. Note: Breakfast and after school clubs might be running at a reduced capacity, or…

Are you a private foster carer?

If you have been looking after a young person under 16 who isn’t a close relative for 28 days or more you could be in a private fostering arrangement. If you think you are in a private fostering arrangement you must tell us. By telling…

Au pairs

Au pairs Au pairs are young people from either the European Union (EU) or one of a limited number of other countries who have come to the UK on an au pair scheme. They usually come to learn English and can help look after the…

Babies and children's healthy eating

Please find below information and tips on how to set healthy eating habits from the early years: Weaning to solids understanding-food-groups Overweight children aged 2 to 5 Healthy weight children - advice for parents Healthy recipes - guide for parents start4life weaning wallplanner