Free Entitlement

Free Entitlement

Your child becomes eligible for free entitlement funding from 1st January, 1st April or 1st September following their 3rd birthday. 


At Buttercup's we offer up to 15 hours of funding each week for 38 weeks. We offer funded places during term time.


Extended Entitlement

Working families may be entitled to an extra 15 hours a week, so 30 hours in total.


At Buttercup's we offer extended entitlement places during term time. Parents can check their elegibilty through HMRC. 

Free Entitlement for 2 Year Olds

Families receiving some forms of support may be entitled to15 hours a week of free entitlement funding. In Wiltshire this is called Better2Gether Funding.


At Buttercup's we offer places for funded 2 year olds.


Further information can be found at childcarechoices.gov.uk

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