Freshfield 2 Year Olds

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In This Section:

  • Places currently available
  • Session Times at Freshfield
  • Who is Eligible?
  • How to Apply
  • Start Dates
  • Application Form
  • Leaflet
  • Freshfield Criteria for Offering Places

Places Update Jan 2020:

We have 2 places available for immediate start.

Please contact the school office for further details:
Telephone: 0161 442 6944

Freshfield Nursery School offers places for eligible 2 year olds.
We also have a limited number of 15 hours per week ‘paid for’ places.

You can receive up to 570 hours per year completely free (15 hours per week).

At Freshfield the session times would be:

Mondays and Tuesdays 8.30 am to 2.30 pm (with a packed lunch)
Wednesdays 8.30 am to 11.30 am

Who is eligible?

  • Families in receipt of income support, income based Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or income related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Families in receipt of Universal Credit – if your annual household income is low (this usually means a combined income of less than £15,400 a year after tax)
  • Families in receipt of tax credit and you have an annual income of under £16,190 before tax
  • Families in receipt of the Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for working tax credits)
  • Families in receipt of the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Children receiving Disability Living Allowance
  • Children with a statement of SEN or an Education, Health and Care Plan
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Children looked after by the local authority or left care through a special guardianship, child arrangements order or adoption order

How do I apply?

  • To check if your child is eligible visit your local Children’s Centre or email will need to provide your National Insurance number, your name, your date of birth and evidence of your benefits if you claim Universal Credit.
  • If your child is eligible you will receive a letter of confirmation which contains a list of Early Years and Childcare Registered Providers in your area.
  • You can also get a list of Early Years and childcare Registered Providers in other areas of Stockport by visiting the council’s website:
  • Contact the registered provider to arrange a visit and take your proof of eligibility letter with you.
  • Agree a start date.

The nearest Children’s Centre is Belmont and Lancashire Hill, Churchill Street, Heaton Norris, Stockport SK4 1ND Telephone No 0161 218 1198.

Your child could now benefit from free early learning and childcare with the same provider until they start school reception.

When can my child start?

2nd Birthday BetweenEligible from
1st Apr and 31st AugStart of Autumn term (September)
1st Sept and 31st DecStart of Spring Term (January)
1st Jan and 31st MarStart of Summer Term (after Easter)

Application Form

Please download and complete the application form and return to Freshfield Nursery School.

Click to download – Freshfield 2 year olds application form

application form 2 year olds

Click to download – Freshfield 2 Year Old Leaflet

Click to download – Criteria for offering 2 year old places at Freshfield Nursery School Mar 19

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