2-3 Room Admissions Information

Our 2 -3 year-olds room is registered, with the Care Inspectorate, for up to 15 children. Currently, the Smillie Room has 3 early years education and childcare officers (EYECO) and 1 early years support assistant (EYSA).

Since August 2020, eligible 2 year-olds have been entitled to 1140 hours of early learning and childcare if they meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Income Support
  • Job Seekers Allowance (income based)
  • Any income related element of Employment and Support Allowance
  • Incapacity or Severe Disablement Allowance
  • State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (CTC), but not Working Tax Credit and your income is less than £16,105
  • Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit and your income is under £7,320
  • Support under Part V1 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Universal Credit when your household take-home pay, is £610 or less.

Or if the child is age 2 or over and is or, since they turned 2 has been (in terms of legal status):

  • ‘Looked After’ by a local council
  • The subject of a ‘Kinship Care Order’; or
  • The subject of a ‘Parent Appointed Guardianship Order’; or
  • Has a care experienced parent  – (Parent has been in residential care, foster care, kinship care, or has been looked-after at home with a supervision requirement at any stage in their life)

More information about eligible 2 year old places can be found on Inverclyde Council’s website: 2 year old places – Inverclyde Council

We also have a limited number of Wrapround spaces within our 2-3 room which incur a charge. Please contact the nursery for more information so that we can gather more information about your requirements.

If you do not meet the requirements for a funded 2 year old place or do not feel that Wrapround would best meet your needs, you may contact the Centre for advice.



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