Welsh Government funded childcare
Funded childcare for 3-4 year olds.
The offer provides eligible parents with a combined 30 hours of government funded childcare and early years provision for up to 48 weeks per year. This includes 39 weeks of term time hours and 9 weeks towards the 13 weeks holiday periods. Note: there will be 4 holiday weeks unfunded.
For full details of the offer, including eligibility and how to make an application please go to: www.gov.wales/get-30-hours-childcare-3-and-4-year-olds
For all queries, please contact the national helpline on 0300 062 8628
When will I be able to apply for the offer?
|School year 2023 - 2024|
|Autumn term - Friday 1 September 2023||Spring term - Monday 8 January 2024||Summer term - Monday 8 April 2024|
|All children whose birthday falls between 17 April 2023 and 31 August 2023||All children whose birthday falls between 1 September 2023 and 7 January 2024||All children whose birthday falls between 8 January 2024 and 7 April 2024|
How will taking up the offer affect my benefits?
You can find out more at: gov.wales/childcare offer .
Tax free childcare
The government's tax-free childcare scheme offers up to £2,000 a year per child towards childcare costs, including nursery, childminder and wraparound care. Full details can be found at: www.gov.uk/tax-free-childcare