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Help with Fees

Childcare Choices

The Government’s new Childcare Choices website is now live and is a useful source of information if you are looking for support with your childcare costs. Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers in one place for the first time. The new Childcare Choices website makes it easy to find out what’s on offer. Use the Childcare Calculator at to see what offers are available to support you and your family. As well as current schemes, Childcare Choices introduces Tax-Free Childcare and Free Extended Entitlement

To find out more about the new and existing offers, and how they can help you, go to the Childcare Choices website today.


Tax-free childcare

This is a Government scheme available for all working families, including those who are self-employed. For every £8 you pay in, the Government will add £2 (up to £2,000 per child). This can be used to pay for sessions in addition to the Free Entitlement. More information can be found on the Childcare Service website


Childcare Vouchers

We accept vouchers from all the major and local suppliers, including Care4, Sodexo, Faircare, All Save, Fideliti, Apple Please get in touch if you have vouchers from another source.


Childcare element of Working Tax Credit

The Working Tax Credit has a Childcare element that will pay up to 70% of your childcare costs, up to £175 per week for families with childcare costs for one child and £300 per week for families with two or more children, subject to status.  Parents / carers must be working a minimum of 16 hours per week.