From Sept 2020 the fees will be increased to:- £5.80 per hour. Discounts apply the more hours you attend. Early Education funded sessions are 8.50-11.50 and 12-3pm - available term time only.
For all 3 to 4 year olds, Universal 15 hours of childcare a week or if eligible to 30 hours per week
2 Year Funding for 2 year Olds
You may be eligible for a free childcare place for your two year old
You can apply 3 months prior to your child’s entitlement date.
Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers in one place for the first time. The new Childcare Choices website makes it easy to find out what’s on offer.
Use the Childcare Calculator at www.gov.uk/childcare-calculator to see what offers are available to support you and your family.
As well as current schemes, Childcare Choices introduces Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours – two new offers that are came in 2017.
To find out more about the new and existing offers, and how they can help you, go to the Childcare Choices website today at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk
If your individual circumstances mean that you could claim either Working Tax Credits, Universal Credit or Childcare Vouchers, it should be noted that you can not claim both of these. Call the Tax Credits helpline on 0845 300 3900 to find out which method is best for you financially.
You may be able to get extra financial help if you are in full time higher education with dependent children. We are now registered for Care to Learn Payments.
We offer a healthy snack - voluntary contribution of 79p per session - more information in food and snacks
Hot dinner if not stopping all day (longer that 6 hours) is £2.50, if stopping all day meals are included in the cost (hot meals are not currently available) Breakfast is £1.75
We accept online payments, we also take childcare vouchers from Edenred, Computer Share Voucher Service, Busy Bees, Salary Exchange and Care-4 Scheme by Grass Roots Group.
The Early Years Pupil Premium has been introduced by the Government and will pay early years providers an additional £300 per year for each 3 and 4 year old that takes up their full 15 hour entitlement depending on their eligibility and is not available for 2 year olds. You need to be claiming certain benefits to meet the criteria.
It will not be paid automatically
Parents have to apply – this is entirely voluntary where The Local Authority will carry out eligibility checks
For looked after children there is a different process to claim for the EYPP. For more information if you think you may be eligible for this funding please speak to Gaynor.
If your child is in reciept of these payments Gaynor will need to see the awarding letter as we can recieve extra payments to help your child in nursery
If your child is booked in for the nursery sessions only i.e. 8.50-2.50pm or 8.50-11.50 am you would only pay for snack. If your child is booked in for extra hours i.e. 8-5 you will be billed only for the non funded hours. If your child is dropped off earlier you will be billed for the extra time they are in. If they are picked up earlier than they are booked in for you will still be billed to the time you have stated. Lateness will incur a cost of £5.00 for every 5 minutes you are late or part Fees are paid wether they attend or not