FREE Funded Nursery Places in Castleford
15 hours of FREE nursery childcare is available at
our nursery in Castleford to ALL children between the ages of 3 (from
the term following your child's 3rd birthday) and 5 years.
Eligible 2 year olds can also access 15 hours of
FREE childcare in Castleford.
For further information please call us on 01977 604603.
If either or both parents pay income tax and National
Insurance you will be able to save money on nursery fees by making use
of the childcare voucher scheme – please ask our nursery manager for
more details. The exact amount is dependent on tax levels and on whether
one or two parents are able to make use of the voucher scheme.
Nursery Grant / Funding
All children between the ages of 3 (from the term
following your child’s third birthday) and 5 are eligible to receive
Nursery Funding (for up to 15 hours of childcare per week), which will
reduce your monthly fees. The nursery will claim the funding on your
behalf and deduct it from your monthly fees.
Working Families Tax Credits
The Working Families Tax Credit provides extra help
to those parents in lower paid work with dependent children if they
work a minimum of 16 hours per week. The childcare element of the Working
Families Tax Credits can pay up to 70% of the cost of registered childcare
up to a maximum of £135 per week for 1 child and £200 for 2 or more
children. For any enquiries on these tax credits contact the tax credit
help line on 0845 300 3900.