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Tax credits. What is childcare?

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AtSea1979 Thu 09-Nov-17 19:15:44

Currently I work term time. Thinking of giving it up and working through holidays. Tax credits need childcare to be registered. What does that mean and how do I know what's registered? My DD dance class runs a two day dance workshop each holiday. Would this count? The local equestrian centre runs a holiday club. Would this count?

Auspiciouspanda Thu 09-Nov-17 19:19:56

It means ofstead registered childcare provider, you can search these online.

I doubt dance workshops count but holiday club might.

LIZS Thu 09-Nov-17 19:23:55

You need to ask the setting. They need to be Ofsted registered iirc.

AtSea1979 Thu 09-Nov-17 22:30:26

Thank you. That's more likely to be nursery type places with holiday clubs than activity clubs isn't it. Shame. I might be better sticking to term time job.

LIZS Fri 10-Nov-17 07:22:39

Our local prep school holiday club is eligible.

nannynick Fri 10-Nov-17 08:07:56

PGL and some other holiday clubs are approved/registered childcare providers. You need to ask the class provider.

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