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Dean Park Nursery

Fees & Funding

 

 

Overview of fees 

Our fees have been structured so that there are no hidden costs – meals, trips and peripatetic lessons, such as, music, dance and drama, are all included within the fees published.

Fees and session times

Fees from April 1st 2022 are as follows:

Places are all year round for 51 weeks per year (closed Bank Holidays & Christmas week).
Fees are due for all other absences.
Children must attend for a minimum of 4 sessions (half a day = 1 session) or 5 sessions if claiming the extended Early Years Funding entitlement.
Our fees include all meals, snacks and drinks.
Fees also include peripatetic lessons such as music, art, drama and dance.

All bottle feeds, formula, nappies and wipes must be supplied by parents.

Session Time Fee

Full Day

8.00am – 6pm

£68.50

Full morning

8.00am – 12.45pm

£37

Full afternoon

1.15pm – 6pm

£35

Help with childcare costs – Early Education Funding 

Children aged two (those that are eligible) and every three to under five-year-old are entitled to Early Education Funded sessions.

Early Education Funding (EEF) is available from the term beginning after a child’s 3rd birthday. Some two-year-olds may also be eligible for EEF, please speak to a member of staff for details.

These sessions are subject to eligibility and availability and for 51 weeks per year. We ‘stretch’ the 15 hours per week ‘term time only’ funding to cover the full year at 11 hours per week.

The nursery offers places to children in receipt of EEF only with no further charge and for which no deposit is required. These places are subject to availability and terms and conditions. Priority is given to children that require full-time places or additional hours.

Childcare vouchers

We are registered with many companies that provide childcare vouchers as an alternative way to pay part of your fees. Please ask at the nursery for more information.

Tax Credits

Parents can claim Working Tax Credit or Child Tax Credit against the costs of childcare, which helps considerably towards the fees. Please find further information here:  www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/tax-credits

Registration fees 

There is a non-refundable registration fee of £80, payable at the time of reserving a place for your child.

Deposits 

There is a deposit payable upon acceptance of a place of £400. The deposit will be refunded in the month following your child leaving nursery in line with the Nursery Terms and Conditions.