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Are You Eligible?


Parents will be eligible for the extended hours where:

¨ All parents (whether two-parent family or lone parent) are working and earning a minimum of the equivalent of 16 hours a week at the National Minimum or Living Wage (includes    income received from tax credits or Universal Credit) and one parent’s income does notexceed £100,000

¨ One or both parents are on leave (paternal, maternal etc.)

¨ One or both parents are on statutory sick pay

¨ Parents on zero hours contracts and those who are registered as self-employed

¨ One parent is employed and the other parent has either: substantial caring responsibilities and or a disability; is a foster carer with their own 3 and 4 year old children


You can visit the website to check your eligibility.  If you are  eligible, you will receive a code to take to your preferred provider. 


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Call: 0800 389 8667