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When can my child have a free place and when should I apply?

Some two year old children in Worcestershire could be entitled to 15 hours of free childcare a week from the term after their second birthday. 

Children who meet the relevant criteria below will become eligible for free hours from the term following their second birthday until the end of the term in which they turn three years of age.

Children who turn two between:

Please apply by: 

You can start receiving your free hours from:

1 January and 31 March

Middle of February to end of March

April after the child's 2nd birthday

1 April and 31 August

Middle of June to end of July

September after the child's 2nd birthday

1 September and 31 December

Middle of October to end of December

January after the child's 2nd birthday