Nursery Grants

There are many ways now to get support with paying for the ever increasing costs of Childcare fees and here at Kincraig we want to support parents and families in the best ways we can.

Childcare Choices
There are many ways in which you can get financial support to help with childcare fees but this all depends on your circumstances. Childcare choices is an excellent website which shows and explains your options. https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk
Please take a look at all the following options, you may be eligible for one or more. If you would like any further information regarding the support, please contact the school office.

 2 Year Old Grant
From the term after your child turns two, he or she may be eligible for up to 15 hours a week free, flexible childcare for 38 weeks per year. This is called the Free Early Education Entitlement and is paid for by the Government. Click the icon below to see if you meet the criteria.

3 and 4 Year Old Grant

15 hour Free Childcare
From the term after your child turns three, all children in the United Kingdom are eligible for 15 hours a week free, flexible childcare for 38 weeks per year. This is called the Universal Free Entitlement. To claim this, just pop into Nursery and fill a quick form out and this will then start the grant process.

30 hour Free Childcare
From the term after your child turns three, he or she may be eligible for up to 30 hours a week free, flexible childcare for 38 weeks per year. This is called the Extended Free Entitlement. Click the icon below to see if you meet the criteria.

Tax Free Childcare:
This a scheme for working families including those who are self-employed. It supports families with children under 12 years of age. For every £8 you put into a government account, they will add an extra £2, up to £2,000 per child, per year.

Tax Credits:
You can claim up to 70% of your childcare costs back through this scheme.

Universal Credits:
You can claim up to 85% of your childcare costs back through this scheme

Care2Learn/Childcare Grants:
For those who potentially want to go back to higher education but need support in covering childcare costs.

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