Early education and childcare for children aged two

We are currently not accepting any 2 year old applications. Please keep checking for updates as we hope to be able to start accepting applications again soon.

South Ayrshire is committed to providing a high quality early learning and childcare experience for all our children, where they gain vital language and learning skills and improve their social development in a high quality early learning and childcare setting.

When is your child eligible for a two year old early years placement?

If your child’s birthday is between Then your child can start
1 March – 31 August August following their birthday
1 September – 31 December January following their birthday
1 January – last day of February March/April following their birthday

Every effort will be made to provide access to childcare within each local area, however, it may not always be possible.

Transport will not be provided for children accessing early learning and childcare places.

Enrolment form

Download the early years enrolment form and post the completed form to:

Pupil Services

Educational Services
South Ayrshire Council
County Buildings
Wellington Square Square

Healthy start

Pregnant or have children under the age of four? You could qualify if you're on benefits, or if you're pregnant and under 18. With Healthy Start, you get free vouchers every week to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk. You can also get free vitamins.

For more information visit the Healthy Start website