Talk Childcare – Offer for Wales
The Welsh Government intend providing 30 hours a week of free early education and childcare for working parents of 3 and 4 year olds in Wales, for 48 weeks of the year.
Parents will receive a combined total of 30 hours of early education and childcare during term time. The current free early education provided by the Foundation Phase will form part of this offer.
For 9 weeks of the year, outside of term time, parents will receive 30 hours per week of childcare.
Pilot Areas – Early Implementer Local Authorities
7 local authorities have been chosen to work with the Welsh Government to pilot the new Childcare Offer from September 2017. They are:
- Anglesey and Gwynedd
- Blaenau Gwent
- Rhondda Cynon Taf
For further information please visit the Welsh Government website – Talk Childcare Offer