"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world". Nelson Mandela
Free 15 hours for Eligible 2 year olds & ALL 3 & 4 year olds
2 Year Old Funding -Am I eligible?
Many families across Sunderland can benefit from free childcare places for two year olds.
Families must be in receipt of one of the following benefits to be eligible for a place:
Income-based Employment and Support Allowance
Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
Child Tax Credit (including Working Tax Credit) and have an income below £16,190
Have a child that receives Disability Living Allowance for children
Current statement for Special educational needs or and Education Health care plan
Have a child that is in the care of the local authority
An adopted child
If eligible, children aged two can receive 15 hours a week during term time only or 12 hours for 48 weeks of the year. Children can take up their place in the term after their second birthday. Their place is available until they start their nursery education at age three.
All 3 & 4 year olds are eligible for 15 hours free childcare this can also be taken up as
12 hours all year round (over 48 weeks).
Free 30 hours for Working Parents of 3 and 4 year olds
The government are offering 30 hours free childcare from September 2017 if you are a working parent of a 3-4 year old earning under 100,000 each with all parents in the home working over 16 hours you are eligible!
At Little Angels we offer this as 24 hours across 48 weeks as we are open all year round, this can be taken up as every morning, every afternoon or two and a half days! Give us a call to discuss what you want to do!
We must have your eligibility code by the 21st December 2018 in order for you to get your full entitlement for January 2019!
Visit the Childcare Choices website to see if you're eligible:
Please note checking eligibility can take around 20 minutes and if there is an issue it can take up to 10 working days to be resolved.
This is the government's website - we cannot claim the funding for your child's education and care without the code.
University & College Funded Childcare
Need help with your childcare while you study? We work with both Student Finance and Care2Learn to help make this happen!
Little Angels Nursery are a part of the community and that means helping our parents to become the best they can be too!
Tax Free Childcare
We are also registered for the tax free childcare scheme and accept all childcare vouchers. Please have a look on the Childcare Choices website to see what is the best option for you. If you need any help just give us a call or pop in.