Welcome to the Eligibility Checker for Early Education Places for 2 Year Olds
Early Education Place for 2 Year Olds
Up to 15 hours per week of Early Education is available for some 2 year olds depending
on their circumstances (maximum 570 hours per year).
Parent/carers must live in Wandsworth and be in receipt of at least one of the following
Income based Job Seekers Allowance
Income related Employment Support Allowance (ESA)
Child Tax Credit and/or Working Tax Credit and have an income of less that £16,190
Working Tax Credit run-on, which is paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying
for Working Tax credit.
Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
You may also be eligible if your child:
Has a current Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or an Education, Health
and Care (EHC) Plan
Is entitled to Disability Living Allowance
Has been in local authority care for one day or more in England or Wales
Has been adopted from care in England or Wales
Has left care under a Special Guardianship Order of a Residence Order in England
To apply for a 2 year old place based on the benefits you receive you will need
your National Insurance number (NI) or your National Asylum Seekers Support number
(NASS) when completing the application.
If your child has been in local authority care or adopted from local authority care
you will need to forward evidence, i.e. a court order to the EECP team.
If your child has a Statement of Educational Needs (SEN) or an Education, Health
or Care Plan (EHC) you may be required to provide evidence of this.
Complete the fields below if you are applying for 2 YO funding on behalf of a parent/carer