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Childcare Office

Virtual Stay and Play groups for University families 

The University Stay and Play groups for parents/carers and under 5's have started again virtually via Zoom and are open to all University families.

Registration is required to join the virtual sessions and if you are not already registered with the University Stay and Play groups, please email childcare@admin.cam.ac.uk with your name (and the name of the person in your family who is affiliated to the University if it is not you), mobile phone number, address and details of your affiliation to the University. Please use your University email address if possible.

We are working on getting the groups back to face to face again and will keep you updated on progress.

 

The University Childcare Support Fund 2021-2022

You can now apply for financial support towards OFSTED-registered childcare costs for the academic year 2021-2022

The University operates a Childcare Support Fund which offers financial assistance to home student parents with Ofsted-registered childcare costs. Applications are assessed and awarded according to guidelines and a points system, which compares annual income and expenditure with Ofsted-registered childcare costs.

Awards are intended to last for the entire academic year, while you are an active student and you are using childcare. Please note that no payments will be made until after 1 October.

More information and the application form can be found here.

 

Central Childcare Bursary Scheme 2021-2022

You can now apply for financial support towards OFSTED-registered childcare costs for the academic year 2021-2022

The Central Childcare Bursary Scheme offers financial assistance to EU and overseas student parents with Ofsted-registered childcare costs. Applications are assessed and awarded according to guidelines and a points system, which compares annual income and expenditure with Ofsted-registered childcare costs.

Awards are intended to last for the entire academic year, while you are an active student and you are using childcare. Please note that no payments will be made until after 1 October.

More information and the application form can be found here.

 

Electronic Forms

Please submit (by scanning and emailing) all forms to us electronically until further notice.  This includes all Workplace Nurseries' Salary Exchange Forms (application, renewal/request for change and withdrawal forms), both staff and student nursery application forms and all Central Childcare Bursary Scheme and Childcare Support Fund applications.

 

 

 

 

 

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