Free places for 2, 3 and 4 year olds
All 3 and 4 year olds and many 2 year olds are entitled to
15 hours a week free.
For working parents, 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 30 hours.
Each child is placed in a ‘family group’ with their own key worker; The daily routine has a balance of adult led, and child led activities and, the children spend part of each day in their small groups and part of the day accessing the whole nursery, both indoors and outdoors.
The nursery environment is organised in the following ways:-
Nursery - For Children 3-4 yrs
→ Morning session: 9am - 11.30am. → Afternoon session: 12.30pm - 3pm
All children have a full day: 9am - 3 pm
Playgroup - For Children 2-3 yrs
→ Morning session: 8.50am - 11.50am. → Afternoon session: 12.15pm - 3.15pm
Toddler Stay and Play - For Children who are mobile, approx 1-2 yrs
→ Tuesdays: 1.15pm -2.45pm
Baby Stay and Play - For Children who are not mobile, suitable from birth
→ Mondays: 1.15pm -2.45pm
30 hour Offer - For Children 3-4 yrs
→ Monday-Friday 9am - 3pm
Parents are usually able to choose whether they want a morning or an afternoon session, and which full day they prefer.
The Nursery is able to provide wraparound care for those children whose parents want to pay for extra sessions. Wraparound care is currently charged at a rate of £9 per session. This means that children can stay at nursery from 9am-3pm, they must bring a packed lunch. The cost for a full week, Monday-Friday 9am-3pm is £39.