We know that it’s not easy to find reliable and cost effective childcare as and when you need it. That’s why we have an outstanding on-site Nursery and can talk you through the various financial support schemes available to help you with the cost of childcare while you study.

 

16-19 Childcare Support  

Childcare support for 16-19 year olds is provided through the Governments Care to Learn scheme. To make an online application please visit the website.

 

20+ Childcare Support

If you’re aged 20 or over and living in a low income household or in receipt of certain means tested benefits, you may be entitled to receive help towards childcare costs through a financial support grant which is paid directly to your chosen childcare provider.

 

Loans Bursary Childcare Support

If you’re 19 or over, funding your studies using an approved Advanced Learner Loan, living in a low income household or in receipt of certain means tested benefits, you may be entitled to receive help towards childcare costs through a financial support grant which is paid directly to your chosen childcare provider.  The maximum contribution the College will award is £1,000 a term.

 

Find out more

For more information and advice please contact our Financial Support Team, call 01283 494757/ 494472 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Our Financial Support Advisers will be able to support you with your application, as well as providing the facts about childcare support. 

 

Useful Websites

www.gov.uk/care-to-learn  

www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs  

www.staffordshirecares.info/pages/my-family/supporting-families/childcare/free-childcare.aspx  

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/education/early_years_childcare/early_learning_free_places/default.asp  

 

Contact Details

Contact Details


Burton and South Derbyshire College
Tel: 01283 494400

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