Early Years Funding Entitlement (EYFE)

Some two year olds are entitled to 15 hours Early Years Funding if the criteria is met. Applications need to be made at www.wirral.gov.uk

All three and four year olds are eligible for a Universal Early Years Funding Entitlement (EYFE) place of 15 hours a week for 38 weeks per year (term time only) or the equivalent of 570 hours stretched over the whole year. 

Some three and four year olds may also be eligible for an additional 15 hours per week funded place (term time or equivalent stretched). Families can apply online at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk Some three and four year olds may also be able to access additional funding to meet their needs during their time at the setting.

Further information is available at Thornton Hough Pre-School/Playgroup.