Early Years

2 Year Free Play and Learn Applications – September 2020 eligibility

Due to the current circumstances surrounding the Covid19 pandemic we are unable to send out Golden Tickets to those families with eligible 2 year olds for September 2020.
Parents can still apply via the Parent Portal which can be found on the DCC Website. To prevent any delays in processing applications we are encouraging all parents to apply via the Portal to ensure an immediate result.

At present under government rules, only those children who are eligible to attend under the DfE vulnerable children list or Critical Workers with no alternative childcare can attend schools and settings.

Parents requiring a funded two year place will be asked to complete an online application via the Parent Portal. They may require support in doing this.

The childcare team are available at childcare@durham.gov.uk to answer any queries from both providers and parents.


Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

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This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.