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Childcare Act: extended free childcare for working parents

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Last updated on 1 March 2017
School types: All · School phases: Nursery, Primary
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What are the government's plans for increasing free childcare? This article outlines the plan to increase free childcare for eligible working parents of 3 and 4 year-olds to 30 hours per week and includes guidance on delivering extended childcare.

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  1. 1 Government plans
  2. 2 Eligibility for extended childcare
  3. 3 Introduction 
  4. 4 Providing the 30 hours
  5. 5 Delivering the 30 hours of childcare

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