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Nursery Choices
A Helpful Guide from Little Giggles Private Day Nursery

Help Paying For Childcare

Look through all the help on offer, or tell us a bit about you, so we can find the offers that might be best.

15 hours free childcare

  • For families in England, receiving some forms of support
  • With 2-year-old children
  • 15 hours of free childcare or early education a week

Please fill in the form at the top of the page and we can give you a better indication as to which schemes can help you with childcare.

15 hours free childcare

  • For all families in England
  • With 3 and 4-year-old children
  • 15 hours of free childcare or early education a week

Please fill in the form at the top of the page and we can give you a better indication as to which schemes can help you with childcare.

30 hours free childcare

  • For working families in England
  • With 3 and 4-year-old children
  • An extra 15 hours a week of free childcare – so 30 in all
  • Parents of children born on or after 1st September 2012 can apply now

Please fill in the form at the top of the page and we can give you a better indication as to which schemes can help you with childcare.

Tax-Free Childcare

  • For working families, including the self-employed, in the UK
  • With children under 12 (or under 17 if disabled)
  • For every £8 you pay in, the government will add an extra £2, up to £2,000 per child per year – that’s up to £500 every three months
  • Parents of children born on or after 1st April 2013, and parents of disabled children, can apply now

Please fill in the form at the top of the page and we can give you a better indication as to which schemes can help you with childcare.

Tax credits for childcare

  • For working families, in the UK
  • With children under 16 (or under 17 if disabled)
  • 70% of childcare costs, up to a cap

Please fill in the form at the top of the page and we can give you a better indication as to which schemes can help you with childcare.

Universal Credit for childcare

  • For working families claiming Universal Credit, in England, Scotland and Wales
  • With children under 16
  • 85% of eligible childcare costs, up to a cap

Please fill in the form at the top of the page and we can give you a better indication as to which schemes can help you with childcare.

Childcare vouchers

  • For working families, in the UK
  • With children under 16 (or under 17 if disabled)
  • Up to £933 a year in tax and National Insurance savings

Please fill in the form at the top of the page and we can give you a better indication as to which schemes can help you with childcare.

Support while you study

  • Weekly payments from Care to Learn if you’re at school or sixth-form college
  • Help through your college if you’re in further education
  • A weekly grant if you’re in full-time higher education

Please fill in the form at the top of the page and we can give you a better indication as to which schemes can help you with childcare.