From September 2017 working families that meet the criteria will be entitled to 30 hours free childcare per week for 38 weeks of the year.
30 Hours Free Childcare from September 2017: working families that meet the criteria will be entitled to 30 hours free childcare per week for 38 weeks of the year. This is an increase of 15 additional free childcare hours on top of the current 15 hours of free childcare / early education. It is estimated that 42% of 3 and 4 year olds will be eligible to the new entitlement of 30 hours of free childcare when it is introduced.
Please use the provider portal to update your information.
Doncaster Council plays a strategic role in the planning, maintaining and supporting the creation of new childcare places.
Information and guidance on free early years entitlement for funded providers, including parental declaration form and headcount portal guide.
Guidance to support practitioners through the creation and implementation of policies and procedures including downloadable templates.
A list of children's centres and services in Doncaster.
A list of notices and events for schools and childcare providers - a way for the Family Information Services team to keep in touch.
Current childcare vacancies and careers information for working with children.
The Childcare Brokerage Service provides advice, guidance and practical one-to-one support for families with children and young people aged 0-19 years (up to 24 years if the young person has a disability).