Can I Get Help with my Childcare Costs?

Rainbows 2 Year Old Provision

If you are in receipt of one of the following benefits you may be entitled to claim a fully funded 15 hour place for your 2 year old child in our Rainbow Room.

  • Universal Credit
  • Income Support
  • Income based Job Seekers’ Allowance
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigrations and Asylum Act 1999
  • The Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Working Tax Credit/Child Tax Credit with an annual income of no more than £16,000
Children are also entitled to a place if;
  • They are looked after by a local council
  • They have a current statement of special educational needs (SEN) or an education health and care plan
  • They get Disability Living Allowance
  • They have left care of a Local Authority under a special guardianship order, child arrangements order or adoption order. 

If you think you qualify for this grant please obtain a code by logging on to the North Tyneside Citizen’s Portal

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Nursery 30 Hours Funding

We now offer 30 hours fully funded Nursery places for 3 & 4 year old children of working parents.

If you think you may qualify for one of these places please log on to

This site provides details of the eligibility criteria.  If you think you qualify please scroll down to the bottom of the web page to apply for a code.  You will need this code to register at school.
Additional 15 Hours Paid Places

For those families who do not qualify for the 30 hours funded places, we are also offering additional 15 hours paid places (i.e. 15 hours universal free + 15 hours paid).

If you are interested in applying for these additional chargeable hours please speak to a member of the school office staff who will be happy to give you more details. 

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