Free Places & Funding

Free Places are available using the Nursery Education Grant.

Early Years Free Sessions (2, 3 and 4 year olds) are available for 38 wks a year, the school term.

Child Tax Credit is available to most families with an income up to £32,200pa. This is paid in addition to child benefit.

Working Tax Credit will help with up to 70% of childcare costs for parents who work at least 16 hours pw, with up to £175pw paid for 1 child or £300pw for 2 or more children. Again, this is paid in addition to child benefit.

 Most Employers also offer help with childcare by using Childcare Vouchers or direct salary payments, which can give a huge saving on your Tax and NI contributions. Ask your employer if they can provide vouchers through this very simple system, e.g. with Accor, Kiddivouchers,Busy Bees.

Phoenix Park Nursery accepts all forms of childcare vouchers and payments from Employers, Colleges and Job Centres – Please contact us for further details on all these schemes.

Tel: 0115 977 1193