Funding

Early years free education

All 3 and 4 year old’s are currently entitled to 15 hours free education per week from the term after they turn 3. The funding covers the 38 weeks of the school year.

Free for 2 Funding

If you receive certain benefits (income support, income based job seekers allowance, employment and support allowance, support for asylum seekers under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, child tax credit and with a household income of less than £16,190) you may be entitled to free early education for your 2 ½ year old at Chapel Lane Pre-School. Free education is for 15 hours each week.

If you would like more information on the funding available, please contact us or visit www.kent.gov.uk/childcare.