The Council is offering a childcare and summer activity programme across seven settings for the period Wednesday, July 22 to Friday, August 21, which will prioritise vulnerable children, and offer provision for children of NHS and social care workers strictly subject to availability.

Childcare provision for children aged 5-16 (4-19 in special schools)

The deadline for receipt of applications for the childcare and summer activity programme for children aged 5-16 (4-19 in special schools) for the period Wednesday, July 22 to Friday, August 21 was 11:59pm on Sunday, July 12.

Applications for this period have now CLOSED and late applications are not being accepted.

Please e-mail any queries regarding emergency childcare provision for children aged 5-16  (4-19 in special schools) to schoolplanning@rctcbc.gov.uk

Childcare provision for children aged 0-4

The Coronavirus Childcare Assistance Scheme (C-CAS) closed for key worker applications on Sunday, July 12. 

Referrals for vulnerable children can continue to be made until the scheme ends.

If you are the parent / carer of a vulnerable child aged 0-4, please apply here

Please e-mail any queries regarding emergency childcare provision for children aged 0-4  to childcareplayemergencyplanning@rctcbc.gov.uk

All childcare places are strictly subject to availability.

Children with underlying medical needs should be cared for at home to ensure their health and safety.

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