15 Hours Free NEG Funding for 2,3,& 4 Year Olds 

Guide Line to Free Nursery Education 


Free Nursery Education is available for many children from the start of the following term following their Second or Third birthday until they start school

How much is the nursery education funding for and what is my child entitled to?
  • up to five session per week ( each session last for 3 hours )
  • for up-to 38weeks of the year

Where will the places be offered ?

You can use this at a childcare provider that is registered with Ofsted to offer early education and therefore . accepts the Nursery Education Funding for your child.
This may be
  • A pre school / playgroup
  • A private /voluntary day nursery 
  • An independent school

You can check obtain more information by visiting the following website at :

http://families.leicester.gov.uk/free-early-education