OPENING TIMES AND NEW FEES FROM SEPTEMBER 2017
We open for 38 weeks each year, in line with local primary school terms.
We are open 5 days each week from 9.00am to 3.00pm.
- Morning session 9.00am – 12.00pm
- Lunch session 12.00pm-1.00pm
- Afternoon session 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Government Funding and Fee Information
Government funding is available to all 3 year olds, from the fixed date following their third birthday, as follows:
|Date of third birthday||Government funding starts|
|1 April to 31 August||Term 1 – September|
|1 September to 31 December||Term 3 – January|
|1 January to 31 March||Term 5 – April|
- A minimum of 3 hours per day
- A maximum of 6 or 7 hours per day
- Complete hours only
- Funded hours cannot be carried forward to another week or used for playschemes
- Additional hours will be charged at an hourly rate of £4.00
Non-funded 2 and 3 year olds
The hourly rate for any 2 year old or unfunded 3 year old who attends the setting is £4.00.
We are in receipt of early years funding for 2 year olds, please speak to Sandra about the criteria for this entitlement.
Fees are payable half-termly in advance. Fees must still be paid if children are absent for a short period of time. If you plan to be away for a considerable time or your child is ill for a long time please let Sandra know.
Certain employers offer voucher schemes, which Little St Mary’s Pre-school will accept. Please speak to Sandra to arrange this method of payment.
You can also pay directly into our Little St Mary’s Pre-School account.