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Grants, Vouchers and Family Tax Credit


Free nursery places are available at Happy Tots for ALL 3 and 4 yr old children.

Free nursery places are available at Happy Tots for 2 yr old children whose parents meet the following criteria.

  • Working Tax Credits and have annual gross earnings no more than £16,190
  • Working Tax Credit ‘run-on’ – the payment you may receive for a further 4 weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit.
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Job Seeker’s Allowance
  • Income-related Employment or Support Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit – provided you have an annual income of no more than £16,190
  • Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The ‘Guaranteed’ Element of the State Pension Credit
  • Child receives disability living allowance
  • Child has a current statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN)or is on an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC )plan
  • Child is looked after by a Local Authority
  • Child has left the care of a Local Authority through special guardianship or an adoption or residence order

The nursery manager will be happy to explain the nursery grants in more detail and help you complete a registration form.

Many parents are entitled to Child tax credits

Contact:            Tel no:             0845 300 3900



Childcare Vouchers

We accept childcare vouchers from providers including Accor, Sodhexopass, and Care-4. Childcare Vouchers are non-taxable and exempt from National Insurance – you may be able to claim up to £243 per month depending upon your salary.