Fees and Funding Policy

Session Fee

  • Fees are £5.00 per hour + 50p for snack in the morning and afternoon.
  • The session fee is payable for those children who are either not yet in receipt of the Nursery Education Grant or use all their entitlement.
  • Fees remain due in the event of your child's absence, for any reason, as our running costs remain the same.

Funding for 2 year olds is available the term after their 2nd birthday if you are eligible and meet the criteria for this for further information please contact Family Information Services (01724) 296629.

Nursery Education Grant

The Nursery Education Grant (NEG) is for 15 hours per week, for 38 weeks of the year, and is applicable for your child from the term following their third birthday so:

A child born on or between

Will become eligible for a free place from

1 April and 31 August 1 September following their third birthday
1 September and 31 December 1 January following their third birthday
1 January and 31 March 1 April following their third birthday

Additional Charges

  • We charge 50p per child per session for snack time.
  • Fees remain due in the event of your child's absence, for any reason, as our running costs remain the same.

Payment Terms

  • Fees must be paid either weekly or by the 15th of the month
    • Weekly payment – the weekly amount shown on the fees invoice is payable every week.
  • Fees remain due in the event of your child's absence, for any reason, as our running costs remain the same.
  • If fees are not paid, all additional services offered, other than the free entitlement, will be withdrawn until the fees have been paid.
  • Parents will be asked to provide an email address so we can send invoices electronically via Instant Nursery Manager.
  • All late or non-payments will be passed to a debt collection agency BFL Solutions who will act on our behalf to retrieve all outstanding payments.

In cases of prolonged absence e.g. through illness, parents should consult the Manager/Supervisor.

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