Fees and Funding

Leigh

Under two years old

Place type

 

 Daily

 Weekly

Monthly

5 Full Days (7.30am-6.00pm)

 

£34

£168

£712

4 Full Days

 

£34

£136

£578

1 Full Day

 

£36

£36

£153

5 School Days (9am-3pm)

 

£31

£153

£648

4 School Days

 

£32

£126

£536

1 School Day

 

£35

£35

£147

5 AM/PM (7.30am-1pm/1pm-6pm)

 

£24

£118

£499

4 AM/PM

 

£25

£98

£417

3 AM/PM

 

£26

£77

£325

2 AM/PM

 

£27

£53

£225

1 AM/PM

 

£28

£28

£117

Over two years old

Place type

 

 Daily

 Weekly

Monthly

5 Full Days (7.30am-6.00pm)

 

£33

£165

£701

4 Full Days

 

£34

£134

£570

1 Full Day

 

£36

£36

£151

5 School Days (9am-3pm)

 

£30

£150

£638

1 School Day

 

£34

£34

£145

5 AM/PM (7.30am-1pm/1pm-6pm)

 

£23

£115

£489

4 AM/PM

 

£24

£96

£408

3 AM/PM

 

£25

£75

£319

2 AM/PM

 

£26

£52

£221

1 AM/PM

 

£27

£27

£115

Fees

Fees are calculated monthly; invoices will be emailed directly to you by the 1st of each month. Payments must be paid by the 5th of each month.

Payment can be made by cash, childcare vouchers, (we are registered with most of the major childcare voucher companies) standing order, bank transfers (please ensure that you use your child’s name as a reference) card machine and over the phone payment.

Funding

Tax-free Childcare and 30 hours funded

Getting financial help with your childcare costs is easier than you might think. Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers in one place for the first time, including two new schemes for working parents: Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours funded childcare. Use the Childcare Calculator on Childcare Choices to see what offers are available to support you and your family. To find out more about the new and existing offers, and how they can help you, go to the Childcare Choices website today.

https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/

15 hour entitlement – two year old

For a two year old in England to qualify for funded early education and childcare, they either have to be looked after by the Local Authority (LA) or the parent must meet at least one of the National Criteria below:

  • Income Support
  • Income based Job Seeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Have asylum seeker status and be receiving support from their LA under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The Guarantee' element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue and Customs) not over £16,190
  • Working Tax Credits and have annual gross earnings of no more than £16,190 per year and/or Universal Credit, and the family net earned annual income is equivalent to and not more than £15,400, assessed on up to three of the parent's most recent Universal Credit assessment periods
  • The child is a looked after child or in foster care
  • If the child has a current statement of special educational needs (SEN) or an education, health and care plan
  • If the child is eligible for Disability Living Allowance
  • If the child has left care in England and Wales through special guardianship, child arrangements order or through an adoption order.
  • 15 hour entitlement – three and four year old

All three and four year old children are entitled to funded early education and childcare for 15 hours per week for 38 weeks a year. Additional hours can be accessed at a fee.

Extended 30 hour entitlement

Some children are also entitled to an additional 15 hours a week of childcare providing their parents meet the qualifying criteria.

A parent or family will be eligible if one or more of the following applies:

  • Both parents are working (or the sole parent is working in a lone parent family) and each parent earns on average, a weekly minimum equivalent to 16 hours at national living wage and less than £100,000 per year. Working will include self-employed people.
  • Parents do not necessarily need to actually work 16 hours a week, but rather their earnings must reflect at least 16 hours of work at the national living wage. This includes parents on zero hour contracts who meet the criteria.
  • Both parents are employed but one or both parents is temporarily away from the workplace on parental, maternity, paternity leave, adoption leave or statutory sick pay.
  • One parent is employed and one parent has substantial caring responsibilities based on specific benefits received for caring or one parent is employed and one parent is disabled or incapacitated based on receipt of specific benefits.