Free Entitlement

All children are entitled to a free early education place starting the term after their third birthday (Please see the PDF below). Parents have a choice of the type of childcare their children can attend in order to receive their  free entitlement. They are as follows: -

  • Private Day Nursery (some are based in Children’s Centres)
  • Pre-School/Playgroup or Independent School
  • Some Childminders
  • Maintained Nursery Unit operated by a Cheshire East School or a Maintained Nursery School