"Together we nurture the future"
St Vincent Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 3PT
Main: 01983 562165
Pre-School: 01983 613189

Preschool Hours, Fees and Funding

The Preschool is open Monday to Friday 8.50am until 2.50pm, 38 weeks of the year, term time only.

Your child is entitled to 15 funded hours per week, the term after their third birthday these are funded by the government. We also care for children aged 2 years old. Some 2 year olds are also eligible for 15 hours free childcare. Please see Alex to help you check your eligibility.

Some children will be entitled to 30 hour funding should parents/carers meet the criteria. Further information regarding the criteria for 30 hour funding can be found at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk.

You can choose either morning or afternoon sessions, full days or a mixture please see Alex to check availability of sessions.

 Eligibility for a funded place

A child born on or between these dates:

Will be eligible for funded sessions from:

1st April to 31st August

1st September following their 2nd or 3rd birthday

1st September to 31stDecember

1st January following their 2nd or 3rd birthday

1st January to 31stMarch

1st April following their 2nd or 3rd birthday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All sessions must be pre-booked at the beginning of each term;  this means we can cater for each session with certainty; these sessions will not be subject to change and parents will be expected to complete and sign a parental agreement at the beginning of each term.

We require any additional sessions or school dinners to be paid in advance at the beginning of the each week.

If you are using more than the funded hours, once sessions are booked at the beginning of each term you will be required to pay regardless of sickness or holiday.

 

If you require extra sessions for your child over and above your 15 funded hours you will need to pay the following fees: 

Sessions

2 year old rate

3 and 4 year old rate

Morning Session

8.50am – 11.50am

£12.60

£11.40

Afternoon Session

11.50am– 2.50pm

£12.60

£11.40

Full Day 8.50am – 2.50pm

£25.20

£22.80

  We reserve the right to refuse to provide further paid sessions until outstanding bills are paid.

Regrettably, if your child is regularly collected more than ten minutes late you will be charged for an extra hour. Please see your Key Person if you are having difficulties.


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