Childcare options Explore different childcare options such as nurseries, childminders, pre-school, nannies and more. Free Early Education for two year olds 30 percent of of all two year olds in Waltham Forest can get up to 15 hours a week of free early education and childcare. Free early education for three and four year olds All three and four-year olds are entitled to 15 hours a week of free childcare - Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE). Help with childcare costs Schemes and support available to help parents pay for the cost of childcare. Support for free early education, working parents, student parents, and parents of a disabled child. Children and family centres Giving your child the best start in life. Activities, development and support for families with children aged 0-4 years. Home learning for under fives Our Chit Chat Pitter Pat service helping parents and under fives learn at home. Visiting childcare providers Advice and guidance on what to look for and which questions to ask. Your child's learning and development A guide to how your child will learn and develop during their first five years.