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Biggleswade Academy

Biggleswade Academy

Funding

Two Year Old Funding

Up to 15 hours per week of free early education and childcare is available for two year olds whose families are eligible. Please call Central Bedfordshire Council on 0300 300 8585 to check your options or speak to a member of staff.

Three and Four Year Olds

Free nursery education is available to all three and four year olds. If your child's third birthday falls between:

  • 1st April and 31st August you will be eligible from the 1st September
  • 1st September and 31st December you will be eligible from the 1st January
  • 1st January and 31st March you will be eligible from the 1st April

30 Hours Funding

From September 2017 we are offering 30 hours funding for three and four year olds who are eligible. To find out more information on the 30 hours funding please visit  www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

Parents are welcome to utilise additional sessions, but these will be chargeable. For prices please contact: preschool@biggleswadeacademy.org

Pupil Premium Funding

The Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) funds are designed to narrow the attainment gap between young children from low-income families and their peers by improving the facilities, equipment and learning experiences provided to benefit their growth and development.  The funds are provided to support your child's individual needs.

All children aged three and four who meet the eligibility criteria will benefit from the funding which is paid directly to the Pre-school. All parents will be asked to supply details to allow a check to be run by the Local Authority, this will be through a form which will be given out as part of the admissions process each term.

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