Early Years Education scheme, Hampshire County Council will pay for part-time pre-school education for three and four year olds, up to fifteen hours a week during the Hampshire school term time. Parents can use their funding entitlement at Patchwork over a two day period and, if they wish, add additional sessions outside the scheme to cover their childcare needs.
Patchwork offers 18 places at each childcare session for children aged 3 to 5 years. These places are available to parents who wish take up the term time only funding option on a first come first served basis.
Here are some examples of how the funded places may be taken:
- Five, three hour sessions from Monday to Friday
- Three, five hour sessions from Monday to Friday
- One full day and one morning or afternoon session
To apply for childcare funding please contact the Patchwork Pre-School Manager, Nicola Baxter, on 01962 73751 or complete our enquiry form here.
Early Years Education funded children can start at the following times:
|Start Time||Collection Time|
|8.00 am||11.00 am|
|8.30 am||11.30 am|
|9.00 am||12.00 pm|
|9.30 am||12.30 pm|
|10.00 am||1.00 pm|
|1.30 pm||1.30 pm|
|2.00 pm||2.00 pm|
|2.30 pm||2.30 pm|