Use of childcare vouchers

Childcare Vouchers

Use of Childcare Vouchers

Russell Lower School accept childcare vouchers but only for specified activities within the rules of the Government Childcare Voucher Scheme.

Childcare vouchers are only acceptable for the following eligible activities:

  • Breakfast Club
  • After School Club

Childcare vouchers are not accepted for the following:

  • School lunches
  • Voluntary contribution
  • School trips during school hours or related to the school curriculum
  • Residential trips that take place away from the school’s registered premises.
  • Milk

Please be aware that, under HMRC rules, any overpayment of childcare vouchers cannot be refunded directly to parents due to the tax benefits received on purchase.

Russell Lower School’s Extended Schools, Breakfast and After School Club, is set up with a number of different childcare voucher agencies including; Edenred, Care-4, Kiddivouchers, ComputerShare Voucher Services and many more. You need to register for these schemes through your workplace.

The school’s Edenred school number is P20062432

The school's Sodexo provider ID is 827344

We are also set up with the Government's new tax free childcare scheme, to register for this you need to do so through their portal and select Russell Lower School as your childcare provider. More information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/tax-free-childcare

For further queries please email the Finance Manager at karen.appleby@russell-lower.co.ukcontent copyright