Funding & Vouchers

Childcare Vouchers

Under new rules any working parent is eligible to claim childcare vouchers so long as;

The tax savings you can make by using your childcare vouchers with Sport Star are as follows;

Sport Star currently accept the following childcare vouchers:

If there is a childcare voucher scheme you use that isn't one of the providers above please let us know and we can register for which ever childcare voucher scheme you use.


Childcare vouchers from your employer may affect the amount of tax credits you get. This calculator can help you decide if you would be better off taking childcare vouchers or not. It's just a guide and your actual tax credits entitlement is worked out when you make a claim or report a change in circumstances.

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If you receive childcare vouchers through a provider not listed above please email and we will register with them.


1. On the bookings page select the days your request and on payment select Childcare Vouchers, type in the provider and use your name as the reference.

2. Contact your childcare voucher provider to forward your payment to Sport Star, quoting the relevant REF number if required.

Pupil Premium

First introduced in April 2011, the government has reaffirmed its commitment to Pupil Premium and it's Education of Disadvantaged Children policy by allotting £2.5 billion from the Department for Education for the 2015/16 academic year.

In 2012/13 eligibility for Pupil Premium was aligned with the Ever6 FSM measure. Meaning that any student in mainstream, academy and free schools education is capable of receiving funding if any of the following applies

We understand that the use of Pupil Premium for it's services is just one of many options, and in the instances that it is used, we always advocates for it to be done under very clear objectives and intended benefits for the funded children.

If you are a parent/school and would like to discuss the use of your Pupil Premium funding with Sport Star please feel free to email us

Click here for an overview

Tax Credits

Dependent on your age, working status and income you could be eligible for either/or both Working Tax Credits and Child Tax Credits to help pay for your childcare with Sport Star.

Do you qualify

Tax Credit Calculator

Childcare Grant

Parents who are in full time higher education (university) may be eligible to receive 85% of your childcare costs. Up to a maximum of £155.24 a week for 1 child and up to £266.15 a week for two children.



CCG1 Form

CCG2 Form

ALL FORMS ARE SENT TO: Student Finance England, PO Box 210, Darlington, DL1 9HJ