Early years childcare entitlement: Frequently Asked Questions

Published 29/01/2024   |   Reading Time minutes

The current childcare system in Wales is complex. We also know there are plans for more free provision to be delivered to different groups of children in different ways through the expansion of both the Childcare Offer and Flying Start childcare. With access to this childcare depending on eligibility, it can make it difficult for parents and carers to understand and navigate their entitlements. Our new Frequently Asked Questions document aims to explain more about the current position and what’s changing.

Our recent article looks at Childcare in the spotlight at the Senedd.

Article by Sian Thomas, Senedd Research, Welsh Parliament