Admissions

We are open from 9 – 3.30 on every school day and you may book any combination of morning and afternoon sessions, with or without lunchtimes (depending on availability). Our current fees are as follows:

(Higher fees for 2 yr olds reflect the higher staff ratios required) 3 – 5 yr olds 2 yr olds
Morning session 9.00 am – 12.00 pm £12.00 £15.00
Lunch session 12.00 pm – 12.30 pm £2.00 £2.50
Afternoon session 12.30 pm – 3.30 pm £12.00 £15.00
All day 9.00 am – 3.30 pm £26.00 £32.50

Funded childcare

From the term after their third birthday, until they start school, your child is entitled to up to 570 hours of funded early learning and childcare each year. Funded childcare is now available to all 3 and 4-year-olds and some 2-year-olds.

30 hours funded childcare

From September 2017, for eligible 3 and 4-year-old children, the government extended the funded early education and childcare entitlement from 15 to 30 hours per week. 

Click here for more information

Golden Tickets: Funded childcare for 2-year-olds

A Golden Ticket allows you to access funded childcare for your 2-year-old, if you are eligible. Your 2-year-old is eligible for funded childcare if you receive any of the following benefits:

  • Universal Tax Credits
  • Income Support (IS)
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance (JSA)
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Universal Credit – if you and your partner have a combined income from work of less than £15,400 a year after tax
  • Child Tax Credit with an annual household taxable income (as assessed by HMRC) not over £16,190
  • Working Tax Credits with an annual household taxable income (as assessed by HMRC) not over £16,190
  • The Working Tax Credit 4 weeks run on
  • Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.

Or if your 2-year-old:

  • attracts Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • is looked after by the Local Authority
  • has left care through special guardianship or through an adoption order or residence order or
  • has a current statement of special educational needs (SEN) or an Education, Health and Care Plan.

A Golden Ticket is also sent to the carers of 2-year-old children in care and to parents of children with a statement or education, health and care plan.

If you have not received a Golden Ticket but think you may be eligible, you can check your eligibility and apply below or call 0345 155 1013.

Click here to check if you are eligible for a Golden Ticket

Extra hours may be purchased at £5.00 per hour for 2 year olds and £4.00 per hour for 3 and 4 year olds. Invoices for fees are sent out at the beginning of each term – fees are paid via the school Parent pay system.

Number Walk

18 Oct 2019

Today in little acorns went on a number walk around the village we found lots of numbers on signs, houses, on the road and in the post office. 

Colour Exploration

18 Oct 2019

This week we have been exploring colour and learning how we can change colour. The children have explored colour in the shaving foam and mixing colours on there hands.  {! sz_gallery_by_id; 22 !...

Axe Valley Wildlife Park Visit

10 Oct 2019

This morning the children had a visit from Axe valley wildlife park.  The children had the opportunity to touch and hold some of the animals. The snake felt 'soft' 'The tortoise felt good' 'the m...

Autumn Welly Walk

10 Oct 2019

Today we went on  an autumn walk into the village. We were on the hunt for autumn leaves and other autumn things. Armed with our checklist and a bag to collect our goodies we set off. The wind wa...

Cutting Shapes Safely

10 Oct 2019

This week we have been focusing on handling tools safely. Today we have used the sharp knife to make apple crumble. The children chopped up all the apples and made the crumble mix and had the cooked c...

Shapes

10 Oct 2019

This week we have been focusing on shapes and recognising shapes in our environment. We have made pictures using shapes, we have been on a shape walk in the village and searched around the school play...