Please note that the last day of funding for those children on a stretched offer and starting school in September is the 10th August. Download the Funding Timetable

Early Years

Nursery Milk Scheme

Nursery Milk Scheme

The Nursery Milk Scheme enables:

  • Children under 5 to receive free of charge 189 ml (1/3 pint) of milk for each day they attend approved early years childcare provider for 2 hours or more.
  • Babies aged under 12 months may instead receive dried baby milk made up to 189ml (1/3 pint).

Early years childcare providers who have been approved to supply milk under the scheme can be reimbursed the cost of the milk they supply.

More information on registering to join the scheme

Frequently asked questions around the Nursery Milk Scheme

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