30 hours eligibility checker:

From September 2017, eligible 3 and 4 year old children will be able to access 30 hours of provision per week at our nursery.  The link below provides lots of information and tells you how you can check to see if you are eligible. Please take a look.


All 3 to 4-year-olds in England already receive 15 hours free early education a week, or 570 hours a year.

From September 2017 some 3 and 4-year-olds will be entitled to 30 hours free early education/childcare a week, or 1140 hours a year.

You will be able to claim from the term following your child’s 3rd birthday until they reach compulsory school age.

At Chatham the 30 hours will be offered over 5 consecutive days Monday-Friday term time only.

There are limited 30 hour places available and priority will be given to children already accessing Chatham Nursery School Birth to five provision

we currenlty operate a breakfast and after school club, these sessions additional may be requested but are subject to availability.

It is the parents/carers responsibility to submit their child code to the Admin officer at reception. To continue with the 30 hour funded place your unique code  needs to be renewed termly .