Claiming for my 2 year old place

The earliest your child's free place can start is the term after their second birthday.  The free place will continue until they start school.

The table below shows the earliest date that you can declare where you are having your free hours by submitting a declaration form and the date that your free place can start. 

Application Dates
Child's date of birth betweenSubmit a declaration fromYour free place starts     

1 Sep 2015 and

31 Dec 2015

 Sep 2017

 Jan 2018

1 Jan 2016 and

31 Mar 2016

Jan 2018

Apr 2018

1 Apr 2016 and

31 Aug 2016

Apr 2018

Sep 2018

1 Sep 2016 and

31 Dec 2016

Sep 2018

Jan 2019

1 Jan 2017 and

31 Mar 2017

 Jan 2019

 Apr 2019