'Substantial’ drop in take-up of funded places fuels concern for early years sector

Katy Morton
Friday, July 2, 2021

Newly released Government figures reveal the number of eligible two-year-olds registered for a funded place with nurseries or childminders has fallen by 13 per cent.

The Government statistics reveal the number of disadvantaged two-year-olds registered for a funded place are down to 2008 rates
The Government statistics reveal the number of disadvantaged two-year-olds registered for a funded place are down to 2008 rates

Register now to continue reading

Thank you for visiting Nursery World and making use of our archive of more than 35,000 expert features, subject guides, case studies and policy updates. Why not register today and enjoy the following great benefits:

  • Free access to 4 subscriber-only articles per month
  • Unlimited access to news and opinion
  • Email newsletter providing activity ideas, best practice and breaking news
Register Now

Nursery World Print & Website

  • Latest print issues
  • Latest online articles
  • Archive of more than 35,000 articles
  • Free monthly activity poster
  • Themed supplements

From £11 / month

Subscribe

Nursery World Digital Membership

  • Latest digital issues
  • Latest online articles
  • Archive of more than 35,000 articles
  • Themed supplements

From £11 / month

Subscribe

© MA Education 2021. Published by MA Education Limited, St Jude's Church, Dulwich Road, Herne Hill, London SE24 0PB, a company registered in England and Wales no. 04002826. MA Education is part of the Mark Allen Group. – All Rights Reserved