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Childcare and Support for Children


Free Childcare for Two Year Olds
Childcare and early education places for two year olds - information for parents
Free Childcare for Three and Four Year Olds
Free childcare through childminders, preschools, private nurseries or nurseries
Pupil Premium for Early Years Children (Three and Four Year Olds)
Additional money from the government for children in Early Education
Childminding
How to find or become a childminder in West Berkshire
The Virtual School - Children in Care
Educational support for children in care in West Berkshire
The Virtual School - Previously Looked After Children
Educational support for previously looked after children in West Berkshire
Family Information Service (FIS)
Information for parents, parents to be, carers and professionals to help support children
Educational Support for Ethnic Minority and Traveller Children
Educational and language support for children from ethnic minority or Roma, Gypsy or traveller backgrounds
Early Years Funding - Guidance for Childcare Providers
Disability Access Fund - Guidance for Early Years Providers
Additional early years support for children with disabilities or SEN
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library in West Berkshire
Check your child's eligibility to receive free books from the Imagination Library
Providing services for children and families in West Berkshire