Your employer may be able to help with your childcare costs using childcare vouchers.
This calculator on the GOV.UK website can help you work out whether or not you would be better off using childcare vouchers.
Help with childcare costs if you get Universal Credit
You may be able to claim 85% of your childcare costs if you're eligible for Universal Credit.
New Tax-Free Childcare Scheme
The UK Government will introduce the Tax-Free Childcare scheme during 2017.
Lone Parents Grant
If you're an undergraduate student and bringing up a child on your own, you may qualify for a Lone Parents' Grant.