Three and Four year old funding

Free Nursery Education Funding Entitlement for 3 and 4 yr olds

Central Bedfordshire Council gives childcare providers the opportunity to offer Free early education places to eligible children aged three and four years of age.

To be included in the Directory of Providers who offer free places in Central Bedfordshire, childcare providers must agree to follow and work within the guidelines for free nursery education hours for three and four year olds, by signing 'Central Bedfordshire Council's Local Agreement for providers offering Early Years Provision for three and four year olds (link opens in new window)'

It is essential that you familiarise yourself with this document, as it should answer any queries you have surrounding the delivery of the free entitlement.