Hamiltonhill Family Learning Centre
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Hours, Attendance and 1140 hrs


The centre is opened between the hours of 8.00am and 5.30pm. We are a 52 week establishment and we are closed only on statutory public holidays, in-service days, between Christmas and New Year and any other days identified by Glasgow City Council. 

Attendance at the Establishment

Children should attend regularly to get maximum benefit from their place. We would kindly ask if you could phone the centre to let us know if your child is off for any reason just to keep us informed. Thank you

1140 Funded hours

Children aged 3 and 4 years old and some children aged 2 are entitled to up to 1140 hours of funded Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) per year. Children who are deferring entry to primary one and having an additional year in nursery are also entitled to up to 1140 hours of funded ELC over the course of that year.

Children under 3 who are not eligible for funding as a 2-year-old, have no entitlement to funded ELC.

Please click here for a link to find out more information on Early Learning and Childcare services in Glasgow and to check eligibility for funding.

Eligibility for 2-year-old funded places

Children aged 2 years are eligible for a funded place if a parent is in receipt of:

  • Income Support

  • Job Seeker’s Allowance (income based)

  • Any income related element of Employment and Support Allowance

  • Incapacity or Severe Disabled Allowance

  • State Pension Credit

  • Child Tax Credit, but not working Tax Credit and income is £18,725* or less

  • Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit and Income is £8,717* or less

  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

  • Universal Credit with household take-home pay, is £726 a month or less

*The income thresholds for Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit can vary annually.

Funded early learning and childcare is also available if your child is 2 or over and is or, since they turned 2, has been:

  • Looked after by a local council

  • The subject of a kinship care order

  • The subject of a guardian order

  • You were yourself care experienced at any point during your childhood

Eligibility Dates for Funded Places

Two Year Olds

Children become eligible for a funded place from the start of the term AFTER their 2nd birthday where they meet the criteria

Child’s 2nd Birthday falls on or between:

Eligible for 1140 hours or part of from:

1st September to 31st December 2023

January 2024

1st January to 29th February 2023

April 2024

1st March to 31st August 2024

Start of term in August 2024

Three Year Olds

Children become eligible for a funded place the Monday following the child’s 3rd birthday.

Four/Five Year Olds

Children are eligible for immediate placement.

Deferred Entry to School

Children with birthdays between the first day of term in August to the end of February are automatically entitled to defer entry to school should their parents wish it and these children will receive a continued, funded free place of up to 1140 hours per year.

Early Years Charging Rates 2023/2024

Non-resident Standard Rate (3 to 5’s)

£5.50 per Hour

Resident Discounted Rate (3 to 5’s)

£4.50 per Hour

Non- resident Standard Rate (0 to 3’s)

£4.00 per Hour

Resident Discounted Rate (0 to 3’s)

£3.00 per Hour

Resident Reduced Rate

£1.00 per Hour

Resident Second Child Rate

£2.20 per Hour

Resident Third Child Rate

£1.70 per Hour