Explore some helpful options to pay for your childcare

Did you know that we accept funded places for children from 2 to 4 years old? Keep reading to learn more!


Some options to help you pay for your childcare

Funded places

15 hours free childcare

You can apply to a 15-hours funded place if you get at least one of the following benefits:

- Income Support
- Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance.
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance.
- Universal Credit, and your household income is £15,400 a year or less after tax, not including benefit payments.
- Tax credits, and your household income is £16,190 a year or less before tax.
- The guaranteed element of Pension Credit.
- The Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit).

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15 hours free childcare

15 hours of free childcare for children from 3 to 4 years old is available for all families in England. 

What do you get?

- 15 hours of free childcare or early education for 38 weeks
- A total of 570 hours per year.

30 hours free childcare

You can apply to a 30-hours funded place if:

- You, and any partner, must each expect to earn (on average) at least £139 per week. If you or your partner are on maternity, paternity or adoption leave, or you're unable to work because you're disabled or have caring responsibilities, you could still be eligible. 
- You or your partner each individually expect to earn £100,000 or more. 

Please notice that funded places are subject to availability and term-time only.

Welcome to the Hatching Dragons Family

At Hatching Dragons, we want our children to grow independent, curious and engaged with a global community and we encourage this through two of the most important languages in the world, English and Mandarin, in a caring, safe and engaging environment. At the moment, these are the nurseries that accept funded places.

Nursery in the Barbican
Nursery in Westminster
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Learn more about our funded places!

Want to know what our parents say? Have a look at our reviews on Daynurseries