Geoffrey Field Infant School

Geoffrey Field Infant School

Local Children Centres and Library services

 

 

Library

During Library closure please use this link

The new Whitley Library is open. 

252 Northumberland Avenue, Reading RG2 7QA 0118 9015115

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday – closed

Tuesday – 9am-12pm and 1pm-7pm

Thursday – 9am-12pm and 1pm to 4pm

Saturday – 10am-1pm

 

Services provided:

Books – fiction and non-fiction

Books in Urdu

CDs, Cassettes and DVDs

Selection of magazines

Study space and photocopier

Free internet access and Wi-Fi.

Please pop along and explore this new library with your children.

 

3-4 Year Olds Leaflet 

2 Year Old Funding Leaflet

Your child may be eligible to 2 Year Old Funding, if you are in receipt of certain benefits or other criteria. Funding is for 570 hours free early education or childcare per year (15 hours per week over 38 weeks) from the term after a child’s second birthday.

 

To find out more please visit our advice and guidance page 2 Year Old Education & Childcare Funding

 

If you have any queries please contact the Family Information Service on Tel: 0118 9373777 option 2 (Monday to Friday 9am-5pm)

 

 

 

 

3 & 4 Year Old Early Years Funding

 

All children are eligible to 570 hours free early education or childcare per year (15 hours per week over 38 weeks) from the term after a child’s third birthday. Children must be attending a childcare provider during headcount week to access the funding for that term. To find out more visit 3 & 4 Year Old Free Early Years Funding (including 30 Hours Childcare)

 

 

30 Hours Childcare

 

Working parents of 3 & 4 year olds may be eligible to an additional 15 hours funding per week (30 hours childcare).

 

To find out more and to apply for the funding visit https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/ or our advice and guidance page 3 & 4 Year Old Free Early Years Funding (including 30 Hours Childcare)

If you think you may be eligible for the 30 hours childcare from April 2022, then apply for your 30 hour code before the 31st March 2022.

If you are receiving the 30 hours funding you must confirm your details are up to date every 3 months.