Flying Start

Flying Start is the Welsh Government targeted Early Years

programme for families with children under 4 years of age

in some of the most deprived areas of Wales.


Flying Start is one of the Welsh Government’s top priorities.


What Flying Start means in practice

The core elements of the programme are drawn from a range of options that have been shown to influence positive outcomes for children and their families, these include:

  • Free quality, part-time childcare for 2-3 year olds.

  • An enhanced Health Visiting service.

  • Access to Parenting Programmes.

  • Early Language Development.


This programme is universally available to all eligible children and their families in the areas in which it runs.If you want to know more about Flying Start in your area please contact our Early Years Manger.


The areas Bryncynon Strategy currently cover are:


  • Ynysboeth

  • Perthcelyn

  • Glenboi


Further Details of the programme can be found on your local authority website.


For further information about Flying Start please 

Growing Together Centre - Ynysboeth

Avondale Street


Mountain Ash

Rhondda Cynon Taff

CF45 4YU

Tel: 01443 741035