Churwell CIC provides free early education for 2 year olds and 3-4 year olds through its PLAY@Churwell setting.


Churwell CIC: Free Early Education

At PLAY@Churwell Day Nursery, we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework which is designed to ensure that children learn and develop well and gain the broad range of knowledge and skills to provide the right foundation for good future progress through school and life.

PLAY@Churwell Day Nursery provides free early education for 2-4 year olds under the government funded scheme.

Eligible 2 year olds are entitled to 15 hours a week during term-time from the term after their 2nd birthday. You can check if you are eligible with your local Children’s Centre or the Family Information Service.

3-4 year old children are entitled to a free 15 hour place the term after their 3rd birthday to when they start school. This increases to 30 hours a week for children of working parents – you can check if you are eligible and apply for the extra 15 hours at Childcare Choices

Our service is fully flexible, regardless of whether you are entitled to 15 or 30 hours of free early education and childcare. We are open from 7:30 to 18:00 and we can agree a pattern of sessions to suit the needs of you and your child. This includes ‘stretching’ your free hours to cover school holidays so instead of 15 hours a week in term-time you could choose to book 12 hours a week over the whole year. You can also book additional paid for sessions.

You are welcome to visit with your child to see the facilities and meet the staff - please contact us to arrange this.

More information on our childcare and early education services is available on our PLAY@Churwell website





Churwell CIC is a Community Interest Company limited by guarantee and registered in England & Wales

Company Number: 07991634, Registered Address: Quarry Court, High Street, Morley, Leeds, LS27 0BY