Funding

Funded Child Care

We offer a range of sessions for all your childcare needs at Charis Preschool, although competitively priced within the local childcare market there are also many local funding initiatives that may support your family costs.

15 hours universal funding three and four year olds.

• All families are entitled to the Early Education Funding once your child reaches the age of three, this is available the term after your child’s 3rd birthday, the funding is 15 hours per week for 38 weeks per year. The funding hours are not all year round.
• Once your child is entitled to the universal funding you will need to fill in a Parental declaration form

30 hours Funding three and four year olds

Depending on your financial income you may be entitled to an additional 15 hours funded childcare, this is on top of the 15 universal hours, the criteria can be found on childcare choices website. You will be entitled to 30 hours funded childcare per week for 38 weeks of the year, this is term time only and not all year round.

Once you are entitled to the additional 15 hours, we require your national insurance number and the eleven digit funded code.
Apply Here: https://www.gov.uk/30-hours-free-childcare?utm_source=childcarechoices&utm_medium=microsite

2 year old funding.

Once your child reaches the age of two, you maybe eligible for funding, the funding is 15 hours per week, the funding is for 38 weeks of the year,
• Once your child is entitled to the 2-year funding you will need to fill in a Parental declaration form
• Once you are entitled to the 2-year funding you are given an eligibility code, which you must pass onto us we also require a copy of the confirmation email.
The criteria for two year old funding can be found at the following link – https://www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/free-childcare-2-year-olds
Apply Here: https://havering-self.achieveservice.com/service/Early_Years_2 year_old_education

For all funding we require your child’s birth certificate and proof of parent’s address.

Tax Funded Childcare

Tax funded childcare is for working families, including the self-employed, in the UK With children under 12 (or under 17 if disabled). For every £8 you pay in, the government will add an extra £2, up to £2,000 per child per year. This will then be paid directly to the nursery account to contribute towards your monthly bill.
Apply Here https://www.gov.uk/tax-free-childcare?utm_source=childcarechoices&utm_medium=microsite

Payment Vouchers
Charis Preschool are registered with many of the childcare voucher companies and tax funded childcare, please see a member of the tribe who will be happy to give you further information.