Do you know about free childcare?
All three and four year olds are entitled to 570 hours of free early education per year from the term after their third birthday at any pre-school, day nursery, maintained nursery class/nursery school or childminder registered on the scheme.
Some two year olds are also entitled to 570 hours free early education per year; there are eligibility criteria attached to this. If you are eligible your child can access this from the term after their second birthday.
If you live in Hertfordshire and want to find out if you are eligible for a 2 year old place please visit www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/parents, contact your local children’s centre or call Childhood Support Services on 01992 555 770.