Nursery (childcare) Discount 2020-21

The government announced that it would provide support for properties that are occupied by providers on Ofsted's Early Years Foundation Stage in response to the coronavirus (COVID19). Under the scheme the amount of discount for 2020-21 will be 100% There is no rateable value limit on the relief.

To be eligible for this discount, the premises must:

  • Be occupied by providers on Ofsted's Early Years Register and wholly or mainly used for the provision of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

How to apply for discount

We will automatically apply the discount to properties that we think will qualify. If you feel your business fits the criteria for the discount and have not received it please contact us.

Cancel the discount

If we have applied the discount and you do not wish to receive it, you can choose to cancel your discount.

State aid 

The Government’s assessment is that, given the impact of COVID-19 in the sector receiving the relief that the nursery discount 2020/21 is not a State aid.