Opening hours : Full day 8:00 to 5:30
Short day: 9:00 to 3:30
Minimum attendance: one full day or 1 short day
Opening days : Thursdays and Fridays
Fee for a full day including breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks: £70
Fee for a short day including lunch and snacks: £50
Opening weeks a year: 48 weeks
Tax Free Childcare: as we are an Ofsted registered provider you can benefit from having 20% taken of your total monthly fee. For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/tax-free-childcare
Early Years Funding:
Funded places are made available from the start of the term beginning on or following the dates set out below:
Children born in the period 1st January to 31st March: 1st April following the child's third birthday.
Children born in the period 1st April to 31st August: 1st September following the child's third birthday.
Children born in the period 1st September to 31st December: 1st January following the child’s third birthday.
Children aged 3 and 4
All children ages three and four are entitled to 15 free hours a week for 38 weeks of the year. These are called universal hours and they come to a total of 570 for 38 weeks.
Because we are open 48 weeks a year our children are entitled to 12 hours a week of free childcare. These will allocated pro rata with a maximum of 5 funded hours a day for the long day and at 3 funded hours for the short day. Extra hours have an hourly charge of £7.50 each.
These can be claimed until the child starts school. and parents don’t need a code to receive the 15 universal hours.
2 year old children
Some parents are entitled to funded free hours for 2 year old children. To find out more about criteria and eligibility follow this link:
Conditions for funded hours are same as above (maximum of 5 funded hours a day for the long day and at 3 funded hours for the short day. Extra hours have an hourly charge of £7.50 each).
30 funded learning hours
Some families of children aged 3 and 4 are entitled to receive and additional 15 hours of education (extended hours) for their children on top of the Universal hours with a total of 30 hours a week for 38 weeks a year.
For eligibility and more information follow the link: https://www.gov.uk/apply-30-hours-free-childcare
Once we are able to start offering our families funded hours on behalf of Croydon Local Authority ( 2 year old learning funded hours and universal hours for 3 and 4 year old children) we will look into offering the Extended 15 hours on top of the Universal hours.