Kells Infant School

Tax-Free Childcare

What is the scheme?

Tax-Free Childcare is a government scheme to support working parents with childcare costs.

For every £8 you pay in, the government will pay in an extra £2. You can get up to £2,000 per child per year, or £4,000 for disabled children.

Am I eligible?

Find out if you are eligible click here to visit the Childcare Choices website for more information.

How do I apply?

You can apply via the Childcare Choices website, please click here to visit.

How to pay your fees at Kells Infant School with tax-free childcare

Apply online 

You can apply via the Childcare Choices website, please click here to visit.

Set up your account

  1. Set up your account.
  2. You will receive an account reference number of 4 letters and 5 numbers, followed by 'TFC'. The letters are made up of the first initial and the first 3 letters of the surname of your child. For example, JGRE12345TFC
  3. When you receive this account reference, please email it to k.wright@kells-inf.cumbria.sch.uk include your name and your child’s name.

Credit your account and pay fees

  1. When you pay into this account you will be asked to choose a childcare setting to receive payments from you. You can search for Kells Infant School by name, address or the postcode. All our details can be found on our 'Contact Us' page.
  2. Arrange payments. You can use your Childcare Account to make regular or one-off payments direct to Kells Infant School. You must authorise the payment to be transferred to your chosen childcare provider, once the tax relief has been applied.
  3. When you have made the online payment, this will be received by us along with your account reference number. As long as you have sent this code to us in advance, we will be able to match the payment up to you.

High Road, Kells, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 9PQ

01946 691865

admin@kells-inf.cumbria.sch.uk