Paying for childcare

Free childcare for 2 year olds

You may be able to claim up to 15 hours of free childcare per week during term time.

Free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds

Once your child is three years old you can claim up to 30 hours of free childcare per week.

Early years grants, tax credits and childcare vouchers

Additional support is available to help you pay for childcare costs.

Download our leaflet on free childcare

Includes how many hours you can claim for and how to make a claim. Translations available.