For 3 year olds
All 3 and 4 year olds in England are entitled to 15 hours of free early education each week for 38 weeks of the year.
Once your child is 3 years old you can start claiming free early education from any of these dates:
For example - your child was born on 15 February 2012. They will become eligible for free early education from 1 April 2015
The free provision can be at:
Nursery Schools, Nurseries, Playgroups, Pre-Schools or Childminders.
For 2 year olds
Some 2 year olds are also eligible for free education.
Your child could get free early education from any of these dates after their 2nd birthday:
You must be getting one of the following to qualify:
Children looked after by a local council are also entitled.
For more information and to download an application form please visit www.surreycc.gov.uk/feet
Please speak to one of our Outreach workers if you require any assistance in completing the necessary forms.