Childcare Choices - Tax Free childcare 30 hours and much more

To be completed by: Fri 28 Apr 2017

Time: -Fri 28 Apr 2017 | Venue:

Today, the Government is introducing Childcare Choices. Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers for the first time, helping parents find the right childcare support to suit them.

As part of Childcare Choices we’re introducing two new offers in 2017 – Tax-Free Childcare, which will be introduced on 28 April and gradually rolled out, and 30 hours free childcare, available from September 2017. From the end of April, parents will begin to apply for both schemes at the same time through a new digital childcare service.


The new Childcare Choices website provides information on the new and existing Government childcare offers:


Please share this with your parents on this site is a place where they can sign up to get an e-mail alert for when the eligibility checker for the 30 hours is available


Here is a suggested e-mail you could send your parents or to put on your websites


 Subject line: Government launches new schemes to help with childcare costs


Dear parent,


Are you looking for support with childcare costs?


Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers in one place for the first time. The new Childcare Choices website makes it easy to find out what’s on offer.


Use the Childcare Calculator at to see what offers are available to support you and your family.


As well as current schemes, Childcare Choices introduces Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours – two new offers that are coming in 2017.


To find out more about the new and existing offers, and how they can help you, go to the Childcare Choices website today at


Published: 23/03/2017
Audience: All Primary schools with or without nursery classes, nursery schools, day nurseries, pre schools, in
Contact: Diane Lupton

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