Eligible working families whose children will be aged between 9 and 23 months old on 31 August can now apply to receive 15 hours childcare starting from September 2024.

Find out more information on the Childcare Choices website

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Childcare Sufficiency Assessment

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment

Buckinghamshire Council (BC) has a statutory duty under Section 6 of the Childcare Act 2006 to carry out an assessment of the sufficiency of childcare within their area. Buckinghamshire Council has a duty to ensure that there is sufficient childcare for working parents, or parents who are studying or training for employment, for children aged 0 to 14 years or up to 18 years for children with a disability. Under section 7 of the Childcare Act 2006 Buckinghamshire Council is required to secure sufficient funded early years provision for eligible children aged two, three and four years of age.

To read our Childcare Sufficiency Assessment (CSA), please click here.

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