Early Years Entitlements
All eligible children are able to take up high quality early education, supporting their preparation for school readiness.
Free childcare for eligible 2 year olds provides up to 15 hours per week during term time or 12 hours per week over 48 weeks per year.
Early education places offering 570 hours a year over no fewer than 38 weeks for all eligible children in Lincolnshire
The government has committed to doubling the amount of free childcare from 15 hours to 30 hours per week for working families from September 2017.
Closing the gap between children from disadvantaged backgrounds by providing funding to early years providers to help them.
Early Years Entitlement funding is allocated on a termly basis using the number of hours each child receives up to 15 hours free entitlement.
Guidance and information on registering to deliver funded places, and how to offer flexible, accessible childcare.
SCF is targeted to support short term access to childcare as part of a holistic family support plan working with professionals.