I am confused about my entitlements regarding nursery schools. dd1 who was 3 in June currently attends the local play group and get 6 free sessions per term, I was talking to a friend the other day who said that her child gets 15 hrs a week free at their local nursery school. Is this where my dd should be rather than a play group? Or does it vary from area to area? We live in a little village so I'm not sure where the nearest nursery school is. Who can I talk to to find out where she should be going?
You need to check with your local education authority as it varies. In our area there are nurseries attached to primary school, and other independent nurseries, but not enough to cater for everyone. You can also get grants towards paying nurseries (regardless of income)