The children of working parents deserve the same opportunities as their parents and carers, but with the ever increasing costs of childcare and nursery education for children aged three and over, what constitutes ‘work’?
With a new law in place to ensure that all children are eligible for an Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) which was adapted from September 2020, if they are between 8 and 18 years old. It is critical that we comprehend the criteria. In short, if they were enrolled at a state maintained nursery or pre-school before 1 September 2020. School Nursery funding is also available with no qualifying period is required.