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Free early education entitlement

All three and four year olds (and some two year olds) are entitled to 15 hours of free early learning per week (38 weeks a year). This is to make sure all children have access to high quality early learning.

If your child is already attending a childcare setting they will apply for the funds on your behalf. The local authority then pays the childcare setting directly.

If your child is not already using childcare you may wish to register them at your choice of childcare setting, but please make sure the setting is registered both with Ofsted and Leeds City Council. If in doubt contact the family hub on 0800 731 0640 / 0113 247 4386, go to the website on the right, or email us using the contact us details below.


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