Grants and vouchers

Information on grants and vouchers

We have outlined below the entitlements you are allowed for your children between the ages of two to four and also the vouchers we accept.

Two Year Olds

Your two-year-old is eligible for free early education and childcare if you are in receipt of one of the following:

Income Support
income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
Universal Credit
tax credits and you have an annual income of under £16,190 before tax
the guaranteed element of the State Pension Credit
support through part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act
the Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

A child can also get free early education and childcare if any of the following apply:
they’re looked after by a local council
they have a current statement of special education needs (SEN) or an education, health, and care (EHC) plan
they get Disability Living Allowance
they’ve left care under a special guardianship order, child arrangements order, or adoption order.

If your child is eligible, the free hours start in the term after their second birthday. If you think you are eligible, please speak to the Manager, Jo Warwick or Casey Parker who will be happy to advise you.

Three and Four year olds

From September 2017 the majority of children will be eligible for 30 hours of free child care. All the information relating to eligibility can be found at childcare choices

Saplings offer 30 hours or 15 hours of childcare per week over 38 weeks, term time only... If you would like more information about this, please speak to Jo Warwick or Casey Parker, who will be happy to advise you.

Childcare Vouchers

We accept the following childcare voucher which can be purchased through salary sacrifice schemes. This would need to be arranged with your employer:

Our OFSTED number is: 2608513

Each child care voucher provider allocates Saplings Nursery and Pre-School a number. Below are the account numbers allocated by the providers we are currently involved with.

Please contact us if you cannot find your voucher provider below

Edenred Account number: P20692965

Computershare Account number: 0018318965

Care 4 Account number: 23385581

Sodexo Account number: 835036

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