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Karebears Childcare children's nursery provides a family environment for your child to play, learn and develop in. We are based in Taunton. Call:

01823 444 422

Payment options

Nursery Education Grant funded hours for three and four year olds

Childcare vouchers

Direct debits, Transfers and Childcare vouchers

Three and four year old children may attend nursery, subject to conditions, for up to 15 hours per week of Nursery Education Grant Funded hours for 38 weeks per year (based around state school term weeks). These hours are free of charge, and can be taken over a minimum of 3 days per week.

Karebears Childcare in Taunton accept all childcare vouchers from employers who offer this benefit. Vouchers are non-taxable and exempt from NI contributions. Both parents are eligible to claim as long as they are both in employment.

Tax credits

You may also be able to claim tax credits from the HM Revenue and Customs, based on household circumstances and pay the money to us.


Tax credits can be used to access help with the cost of ‘Ofsted approved’ childcare if you are working for a minimum of 16 hours per week. Check online at www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits for further information and eligibility. Tax credits are paid directly to parents not to the nursery.


For more information on the payment options available at Karebears Childcare in Taunton please get in touch with us.

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