A copy of the application form can be accessed via the below link, however this is only a copy of the form designed to show you what information you will need to give. Actual Application forms can be obtained directly from Bobbles Day Nursery who can also give help and advice on any queries that you may have.

The current offer of Free Early Education for 2 Year Olds is available, in limited numbers, to eligible children from the term following their second birthday.

Early Education for 2 Year Olds

The Information


Your child may be entitled to receive Free Early Education for 2 Year Olds if you receive one or more of the following:

  • Income Support

  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance

  • An income-related employment and support allowance

  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

  • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit

  • Child Tax Credit, providing they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit

      and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs)    

      that does not exceed £16,190

Framework for Delivery

The Government has set a national framework for the delivery of free early education. The limits, delivered over a minimum of 38 weeks are:

  • No session longer than 10 hours

  • No session shorter than 2.5 hours

  • No session before 7:00am or after 7:00pm

  • The full 15 hours to be provided over a minimum of 2 days

  • Parents can access free early education at a maximum of two providers at any one time

Should you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact the Early Years Business Support Team on 01782 234803 or email