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Childcare and Early Years

Government childcare support is expanding

  • From April 2024, working families with a 2-year-old will be able to access 15 hours childcare support.
  • From September 2024, 15 hours childcare support will be extended to working families with children from the age of 9 months to 3-year-olds.
  • From September 2024, parents of primary school children can expect to see an increase in wraparound childcare.
  • From September 2025, working families with children under the age of 5 will be entitled to 30 hours of childcare a week.