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Closing date for all pre-school and eligible 3 applications will be Friday 13th March.
The application form is available to download from this page as well as all council nurseries, partner nurseries and childminders and our offices at Kilncraigs. You can also request a form to be emailed or posted out by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
During this time, please keep a check on our Transitions page for up-to-date information on when offer of placement letters will be sent out.
You can apply for funded Early Learning and Childcare the term after your child has turned 2 and you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please refer to the mygov.scot Funded early learning and childcare page for further information.
To apply please complete the application form and return with supporting documentation to your first choice of nursery.
Children become eligible for a free place from the term after their 3rd birthday. This entitlement continues until the child is of the age to start school.
All children have an entitlement of 1140 hours per year in a local authority nursery.
Certain nurseries, childminders and partner providers can offer you your funded hours spread over the full year. You need to contact them directly to find out the session options they offer.
You should note, there are no catchment areas for nursery places. This does mean, dependant on availability, you may not get your first choice. Every effort will be made to accommodate requests.
To apply for all nursery places, please complete the application form and return to your first choice of nursery.
You will also be required to complete a session choice form to indicate which sessions you would like. This is available from your nursery and should be completed as quickly as possible.
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 450000