Term Funding Deadlines

Important Term Funding Dates

When can my child start claiming the 3 & 4 year funding?
3-year-olds will be able to start a funded nursery place in the September, January or April following their third birthday.
Your child's birthday must be before:

  • 31st March to receive the funding in the Summer 2021
  • 31st August to receive the funding in the Autumn 2021
  • 31st December to receive the funding in the Spring 2022

These are the cut off dates per Wandsworth Borough Council. If your child's birthday is for example on the 1st or 2nd September they will not receive funding for Autumn, however funding will be received for Spring.

Deadlines for 30 hour applications
To ensure that your child can receive the additional 15 hours entitlement, parents must apply and have their codes validated by the Local Authority by the following deadlines:

  • 31st March to receive the funding in the Summer 2021
  • 31st August to receive the funding in the Autumn 2021
  • 31st December to receive the funding in the Spring 2022

Please refer to the section on this website Government Funding for further detailed information regarding funding.