Wraparound Childcare, What You Need to Know, Funding, Eligibility, How to Apply, Q&A.
The Wraparound Childcare (WAC) pilot provides funding to eligible parent(s) with children between the ages of 4 to 11 years old for up to 20 hours per week of free before and after school childcare during term time. Parent(s) can choose their own OFSTED, (or equivalent), registered childcare provider.
From January 2021, the pilot was extended to include Service personnel assigned to the Plymouth area. The Plymouth pilot is for Service Personnel (Tri-Service, Regular and Full Time Reserve Service (Full Commitment)) who are assigned to the Plymouth area, and have child /children aged 4 to 11 years old who are in school and/or being home schooled at the start of the spring term.
Those who’s Assignment Orders have a report for duty date between 1 January 2021 and 30 June 2021 may also apply.
More information about the WAC pilot scheme in Plymouth and Catterick is now available. Find out about funding, eligibility, and how you can apply in the posters and Z fold flyer attached. There's also a Q&A set which has been created for parents. The poster also carries the link to the DIN.
Further information is also available at Discover My Benefits and will soon be updated on the DCYP pages at GOV.UK