Free Nursery Places

Free nursery places for two-year-olds

You can apply online for either a free nursery or approved childminder place for two-year-olds, providing you meet the stated eligibility criteria.

Free Nursery places for three- to four-year-olds

All three and four year olds are entitled to 15 hours of free nursery education for 38 weeks of the year.

You can find out more information about what you're entitled to, how you can take your entitlement and who provides free early years education, or find a childcare provider in your area.

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