2 Year Olds

We offer our 2 year olds a choice of mornings (8:30-11:30), afternoons (12:30-3:30pm) or two and a half days.

Pop in to see what we can offer your child.

If you would like to apply for a place please fill in this form or come and see us.  If we are over subscribed we apply the criteria outlined in our charging policy.

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If you are interested in applying for a place with us for your 2 year old fill in the form below :


We offer free places for children the term after they turn

2 years old.

We offer a mix of free places and those where families have the option to pay.  if you would liek to pay your child can access this place from the day after their 2nd birthday.

Free entitlement places


To take up one of the funded places for your two year old you must be in receipt of one or more of the following:


  • Families in receipt of non-working benefits 
  • Families with a total household income of less than £16,190. This will be recorded in your awards notice 
  • Children receiving Disability Living Allowance 
  • Children with a statement of SEN or an Education, Health and Care plan 
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 
  • Children looked after by the local authority or left care through a special guardianship, adoption or residence order

How do I check my Eligibility?

To confirm your eligibility you can simply drop into a Children’s Centre reception  where they can check for you.

  • You will need to provide your national insurance number, name and date of birth.


When is my Child Eligible for a Free Place?

The dates when your child will first become eligible for a free two year old place are shown in the table below.

A Child Turns 2 Between

Free Place From

1st September to 31st December

Start of Spring Term

1st January to 31st March

Start of   Summer Term

1st April to 31st August

Start of   Autumn Term



Paid for places

We can offer families the option of paying for sessions at the fee of £11.40 for a morning or afternoon or £26.60 for a full day between 8:30am - 3:30pm.  We ask for you to choose at least 2 half day sessions a week and once you have chosen them we will consider this to be a commitment and due to demand you will be expected to pay for them each week.







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     A_good_place_to_be_Two.pdf - Community Playthings - An inspiring booklet

     BIRTHCD-PDF2.pdf  We like the old Birth to 3 Matters Materials

Paid For Sessions

Our Paid For Sessions give you the option to pay for additional sessions, so you can top up your child’s free entitlement place between 8-3:30pm.

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