2 Year Old Provision at York Road Nursery School

We are delighted to announce that we have opened our first year of provision for 2 year olds starting this September 2019!

The provision is for families who are on a lower income and who are entitled to ‘2 year Old Funding’.

Your 2-year-old can get free early education and childcare if you live in England and get one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Universal Credit – if you and your partner have a combined income from work of £15,400 or less a year, after tax
  • Tax credits and you have an income of £16,190 or less a year, before tax
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Support through part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act
  • The Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

A child can also get free early education and childcare if any of the following apply:

  • They’re looked after by a local council
  • They have a current statement of special education needs (SEN) or an education, health and care (EHC) plan
  • They get Disability Living Allowance
  • They’ve left care under a special guardianship order, child arrangements order or adoption order

To find out if you are eligible please go to:

www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/free-childcare-2-year-olds

If you think you may be eligible and can provide evidence of the required documents please contact York Road’s School Office to apply for a space.
You can do this by emailing admissions@yorkroad.herts.sch.uk or calling Mrs Lidder or Mrs Mitchell on 01462 459127

2 Year Old Provision at York Road Nursery School

We are delighted to announce that we have opened our first year of provision for 2 year olds starting this September 2019!

The provision is for families who are on a lower income and who are entitled to ‘2 year Old Funding’.

Your 2-year-old can get free early education and childcare if you live in England and get one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Universal Credit – if you and your partner have a combined income from work of £15,400 or less a year, after tax
  • Tax credits and you have an income of £16,190 or less a year, before tax
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Support through part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act
  • The Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

A child can also get free early education and childcare if any of the following apply:

  • They’re looked after by a local council
  • They have a current statement of special education needs (SEN) or an education, health and care (EHC) plan
  • They get Disability Living Allowance
  • They’ve left care under a special guardianship order, child arrangements order or adoption order

To find out if you are eligible please go to:

www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/free-childcare-2-year-olds

If you think you may be eligible and can provide evidence of the required documents please contact York Road’s School Office to apply for a space.
You can do this by emailing admissions@yorkroad.herts.sch.uk or calling Mrs Lidder or Mrs Mitchell on 01462 459127

What does our 2 Year Old Provision offer?

  • We will be known as ‘York Road Pre-School’.
  • We will offer high quality childcare for 2-3 year olds the year before they are due to start their Nursery year.
  • We will offer 12 afternoon places from 12.30-3.30pm each day, term time only.
  • The staff team will consist of a ‘2 Year Old Leader’ who will be a Level 3 qualified Nursery Nurse and will be supported by 2 Nursery Assistants.
  • A daily healthy snack will be provided by the Pre-School which will consist of fresh fruit and vegetables. All allergies will be catered for.
  • You will be asked to provide your child’s own nappies and wipes and to bring in a bag of spare clothes each day.
  • Any parents or carers who have children with medical or health needs should inform the Headteacher as soon as possible so that training for staff and/or support can be put in place if necessary.
  • Any parents or carers who have children with Special Educational Needs or Disability needs should inform the Headteacher as soon as possible so that training for staff and/or support can be put in place if necessary.
  • Please contact the pre-School for specific questions about your child or the school office for applications and general enquiries on gilliland@yorkroad.herts.sch.uk
  • We do offer a small amount of fee paying places; please contact gilliland@yorkroad.herts.sch.uk for more information.

What does our 2 Year Old Provision offer?

  • We will be known as ‘York Road Pre-School’.
  • We will offer high quality childcare for 2-3 year olds the year before they are due to start their Nursery year.
  • We will offer 12 afternoon places from 12.30-3.30pm each day, term time only.
  • The staff team will consist of a ‘2 Year Old Leader’ who will be a Level 3 qualified Nursery Nurse and will be supported by 2 Nursery Assistants.
  • A daily healthy snack will be provided by the Pre-School which will consist of fresh fruit and vegetables. All allergies will be catered for.
  • You will be asked to provide your child’s own nappies and wipes and to bring in a bag of spare clothes each day.
  • Any parents or carers who have children with medical or health needs should inform the Headteacher as soon as possible so that training for staff and/or support can be put in place if necessary.
  • Any parents or carers who have children with Special Educational Needs or Disability needs should inform the Headteacher as soon as possible so that training for staff and/or support can be put in place if necessary.
  • Please contact the pre-School for specific questions about your child or the school office for applications and general enquiries on gilliland@yorkroad.herts.sch.uk
  • We do offer a small amount of fee paying places; please contact gilliland@yorkroad.herts.sch.uk for more information.