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Childcare Boost for Families

Parents of toddlers could save up to £6,500 a Year!

Good news, parents!

Starting in April 2024, more families can save on nursery fees with the Government’s expanded free childcare scheme.

Here’s the main points:

  • Who benefits? Families with two-year-olds, earning between £8,670 and £100,000 per year. That’s 285,000 families eligible!
  • How much free care? 15 hours per week, rising to 30 hours in September 2025 for children aged 9 months to 5 years.
  • Potential savings? Up to £6,500 a year per child!
  • How to register? Sign up on the Childcare Choices page ( from mid-January to February. No more reconfirming eligibility before April!

Are there enough childcare spaces?

More childcare provider support is coming to ensure sufficient spaces. Keep an eye out for a national recruitment campaign to boost the early years workforce.

Still have questions?

This scheme could be a game-changer for many working families. Call us on 01384 376 964 if you’re unsure about your eligibility for the scheme.

Folkes Worton LLP Chartered Accountants
Accounting for the Future