You can access 30 hours grant funding if your child is 3 years and older and you are a working parent.
You can find more information or check your eligibility here.
As a parent/ carer you will receive a reference number that we require to access funding on your behalf.
Not currently working? You can still claim 15 hours grant funding for 2 years old if you are in receipt of certain benefits
If your child is over 3, you can claim 15 hours free childcare at Rochester Preschool from next term onwards, regardless of your current working status.
You’ll qualify if your child is:

  • Aged 3 on or before 31st December: Funding from January onwards
  • Aged 3 on or before 31st March: Funding from April onwards
  • Aged 3 on or before 31st August: Funding from September onwards

Please contact us as soon as possible as the funding allocation is set at the start of each term.
Fill in this form in Contact section so we can secure your free hours for you