Where a child attends two or more settings for 15 hours per week, you are now entitled to choose which setting claims the funding.
Fees & Grants
Basic fee structure:
We charge £4.20 an hour for those children who are not Government funded. Please see below.
Children are entitled to 15 hours of government funding - starting from the term after their third birthday. This can be split between settings if that child attends more than one. Nursery education funding is split into 3 distinct periods per year: 1st Jan - 31st March; 1st April - 31 August; 1st September - 31 December. Funding is paid for up to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks per year split into terms of 12 or 14 weeks, not including any holiday. The following list details when a child is eligible to receive funding until statutory school age (all dates are inclusive). We can also claim goverment funding for 2 year olds, please ask a member of staff for more details.
For a child born between:
• 1st January and 31st March - they will be eligible for a free place from the start of the SUMMER term following their 3rd birthday;
• 1st April to 31 August - they will be eligible for a free place from the start of the AUTUMN term following their 3rd birthday; or
• 1st September to 31st December - they will be eligible for a free place from the start of the SPRING term following their 3rd birthday.