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Fees and Grants

Flexibility

If the below session times do not fit in with your working pattern, we aim to be flexible within the 8am-4pm time frame.  Please ask the manager if you would like to flex the session times to help support your needs.

Our fees from September 2021 are:

For 2 Year Olds:

8am – 9am – £5.15 including breakfast (this session can also be booked on an ad hoc basis subject to availability).

9am – 3pm – £30.90 – Parent/carer to provide packed lunch.

9am until 12.00 or 12.00 until 3pm – £15.45 – Drinks and snacks included.

3pm – 4pm – £5.15 after preschool session (this can also be booked on an ad hoc basis subject to availability).

For 3 and 4 Year Olds:

8am – 9am – £4.85 including breakfast (this session can also be booked on an ad hoc basis subject to availability).

9am – 3pm – £29.10 – Parent/carer to provide packed lunch.

9am until 12.00 or 12.00 until 3pm – £14.55 – Drinks and snacks included.

3pm – 4pm – £4.85 after preschool session (this can also be booked on an ad hoc basis subject to availability).

Ratios

Preschool works to ratios of one adult to four 2 year olds and 1 adult to eight 3/4 year olds.

Funding

Children may attend from the age of 2 yrs.  We accept Funded 2 year olds.  To find out if you are eligible please contact the Early Years Funding Team on 01244 973930 or via https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/residents/education-and-learning/early-years-and-childcare/free-childcare-places-for-two.aspx.

We are registered to receive EYFS grant for your child from the term after their 3rd birthday.

This equates to 15 hrs FREE provision.  We accept applications for the Government’s 30 hours funded childcare.  Please note that these hours are across 38 weeks i.e. term time only.  Please contact the Manager at Preschool for more information on 01244 301711.

Children who claim grant can ‘top up’ their sessions by paying for extra hours.

We also accept Workplace Childcare Vouchers and Tax Free Childcare.