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Early Learning & Childcare: Strong Starts 2022/23 - Breadalbane Academy

In session 2022-23, a number of nurseries and childminders in Perth and Kinross will offer Early Learning and Childcare places of up to 1140 hours to children who are 2 years of age. These are known as Strong Start places and will be offered to eligible children in line with Scottish Government criteria and delivered in line with the arrangements for children aged 3 to 5 years old.

If you receive any of the benefits listed below your 2 year old may be eligible for a Strong Start place:

  • Income Support (IS)
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (IBJSA)
  • Any income related element of Employment and Support Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit (CTC), but not Working Tax Credit, and your income is less than £16,480
  • Child Tax Credit (CTC) and Working Tax Credit (WTC) and your income is less than £7,320
  • You may also be eligible if you are an asylum seeker receiving support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Universal Credit where the monthly earned income does not exceed £610
  • Incapacity Benefit or Severe Disablement Allowance
  • State Pension Credit

Please click below for more details or to apply:

Funded early learning and childcare for 2 year olds (Strong Starts) – Perth & Kinross Council (