Registration Process

As one of Inverclyde Council’s early years providers, Duchal Nursery offers free nursery care for 3 – 5yr olds from 8.30am – 2.30pm Monday to Friday during term time. (We do not offer any other model of hours, ie no full days or part week as part of the funding).

We are open from 8am daily for free early drop offs and from 2.30 – 6pm each day for wraparound care for those that require it.  This is currently charged at £6.50 per hour. 

Please read the guidance notes attached and complete all sections of the application form and return to Duchal Nursery by 24th February at the very latest.  (Either email to or a hard copy direct to the nursery, remember to include supporting documentation).

Inverclyde 3 – 5 yrs Funded Place Application Form

For more information on funded places please contact