Funded childcare for 2 year olds

2. When to apply

Your child is eligible from the term following their 2nd birthday. The table below shows when you can access a place and when to apply so your child can start as soon as they are eligible.

Childs birthday When you can access a place When you can apply from
1 April – 31 August 1 September (autumn term) 1 April
1 September – 31 December 1 January (spring term) 1 September
1 Jan – 31 March 1 April (summer term) 1 January

 

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Funded places for 2-year-olds

Play, learn and grow with a local nursery or childminder

Play, learn and grow with a local nursery or childminder. Hear from our Lancashire providers about the benefits of a 2-year-old place.

Learn more about 2-year-old places