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Early Learning & Childcare

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Early Learning and Childcare

Our Education Services has 110 Early Years Nurseries and there are also 345 Private and Voluntary childcare providers throughout the City (to include private nurseries, playgroups, child minders', Out of School Care and Crèche facilities.

We are aware of the Importance of early years learning and have all the information you need to make the right choice for your child.  We offer a wide range of  information on all childcare services (0-5 years) and support services for families and providers.

Please click on the attached links or access the Glasgow Family Information Service website:  for more information.

Early Learning and Childcare services in and around Glasgow

A Blueprint for 2020 - The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare in Scotland

  • The Scottish Government has set out plans to increase the number of hours children across the country can access for free at nursery
  • At the moment all 3 and 4 year olds and some 2 year olds receive 600 hours of early learning and childcare for free
  • Under the new plans, this will increase to 1140 hours, almost double the current level of entitlement
  • Further information and details on Council's expansion plans 2017 - 2020


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