The nursery is open Monday – Friday from 8.00am – 6.00pm all year except bank holidays and the 8 non-bank holiday days between Christmas and New Year. All curriculum activities and meals are included in the fees. The nursery is also closed for two staff training days each year, parents are given two months’ notice of this date.
If your child is aged 3 or 4 years old you will be able to use your Early Years Educational Grant as part payment towards your nursery fees. The current amount is £8.05 per session term time, please ask for further details.
8 – 12.30 Morning (without lunch)
8 – 1.30 Morning (with lunch)
12.30 – 6 Afternoons (with lunch)
1.30 – 6 Afternoon (without lunch)
8 – 6 Full day care
If your child is aged 3 or 4 years old you will be able to use your Early Years Educational Entitlement (EEE) which entitles you up to 15 hours free childcare a week term time only. There is also a pilot scheme for two year olds which offer 15 hours free entitlements please ask for details. You may use your EEE funding over the full year and your hours will be stretched. Sessions are available in the sessions outlined as above and sessions from 8-12.30 and 1.30-6 are available for EEE entitlement.
You will receive a letter outlining how you funding will be used and your top up of hours will be offered in extra sessions. There is also funding available for children aged two, however there is a criteria, this funding is called Early Learning entitlement for two year olds. Please ask for further details from the nursery manager.