Funded Places

Funded Places for our Children: Kingswood are registered for 2,3 and 4 year funding. In England all 3-4 year olds are eligible for 570 hours of funding in the year this can be used as 15 hrs a week throughout a 38 week setting or 11 hours a week through a 51 week setting.

For a child to be eligible for 2 year Funding, they have to fulfil one or more of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Support through part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act
  • Tax credits and have an annual income under £16,190 before tax
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • The Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
  • Universal Credit

Alternative funding eligibility:

  • They’re looked after by a local council
  • They have a current statement of special education needs (SEN)or an education health and care plan
  • They get Disability Living Allowance
  • They’ve left care under a special guardianship order, child arrangements order or adoption order
  • If your child is eligible, you can start claiming the term after they turn two. To check if you qualify please complete the form on the following link.  3-4 year funding:
  • Your child is eligible for 3-4 year funding the term after they turn 3.

Your Child is eligible for funding depending on their birthday:

  • 1st January to 31st March- The beginning of the term after 1st April – Summer Term
  • 1st April to 31st August – The beginning of the term after 1st September – Autumn Term
  • 1st September to 31st December – The beginning of the term after 1st January – Spring Term