Free Early Education Entitlement

All FEEE entitlements at Noah’s Ark are funded at 38 weeks enabling families of 3 & 4 year olds to access up to 15 hours each week. In addition some working families will be eligible to claim Extended Entitlement increasing their claim to 30 hours a week. Universal FEEE for 3 & 4 year olds: up to 15 hours a week. (a maximum of 6 hours in a day) Families of all 3 & 4 year olds can claim this entitlement following their child’s 3rd birthday and not before the start of the next entitlement period which commence at the start of Term 1, Term 3 or Term 5. Extended FEEE for 3 & 4 year olds: up to 15 further free hours taking the claim to no more than 30 hours a week. Eligibility for this is validated by HMRC. To check your eligibility please visit: http://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk. If you are eligible for the extended FEEE HMRC will allocate you an 11 digit code.In order to validate your claim for extended FEEE you will need to present your HMRC 11 digit code to Noah’s Ark so that it can be checked. This MUST be done on the
  • Term 1:  1th September 2017
  • Term 3:  2nd January
  • Term 5:  10h April 2018.
If you do not bring your code in you WILL NOT be eligible for the EXTENDED FEEE and will be liable to pay for the additional hours over the universal FEEE. The charge for this is detailed in the fee structure overleaf.FEEE for 2 year olds: up to 15 hours a week. Some families can claim for 2 year olds. To ascertain eligibility for FEEE for 2 year olds, families will need to apply directly to the local authority. Applications forms can be downloaded from: https://www.bristol.gov.uk/schools-learning-early-years/free-early-education-for-two-years.