Applying for a 2 year old place

Thank you for your interest in a 2 year old nursery place.  Our 2 year old nursery is called Girlington Gems For more information or to register your child for a place in Girlington Gems call 01274 493543

We offer part time nursery places for children the term after they turn 2.

There is an eligibility criteria for the two-year old places. If your child is two you are eligible if you are claiming any one of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit with earnings from employment below £16,190
  • Working Tax Credit with earnings from employment below £16,190
  • Universal Credit – if you and your partner are on a low income from work (this usually means a combined income of less than £15,400 a year after tax)

Or if your child:

  • is a looked after child
  • has left care – a child who has left care through a child arrangement order (formerly known as special guardianship) or an adoption or residence order
  • has special educational needs, and/or disabilities – but only if he/she has a current SEN statement or an Education, Health and Care plan or receives Disability Living Allowance

For families with no recourse to public funds (NRPF), your family’s annual household income must be no higher than the following:

  • £26,500 for families with one child
  • £30,600 for families with two or more children

You cannot have more than £16,000 in savings or investments.

You can find out more information and how to check whether you are eligible here: