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Session Times

Term Dates

Term time only Dates 2022/2023

Michaelmas Term 2022

Term Time Starts: Monday 5th September
Half Term: Monday 24th October to Friday 28th October
Term Time Ends: Friday 16th December

Lent Term 2023

Term Time Starts: Monday 9th January
Half Term: Monday 13th February to Friday 17th February
Term Time Ends: Friday 31st March

Summer Term 2023

Term Time Starts: Monday 17th April
Bank Holiday Closure: Monday 1st May
Half Term: Monday 29th May to Friday 2nd June
Term Time Ends: Friday 21st July

Fees

Nursery Fees and Session Times – 2021/2022

Session Fees – 2021/2022

50 week Option

Under 3s*
Over 3s#

Full Day Session

£65

Full Day Session

£52

Limited Fully Funded
Afternoon Session
(1:15pm – 6pm)

Free

Morning Session

£45.50

Morning Session

£33.50

Afternoon Session

£38.50

Afternoon Session

£26.50

Additional Option

Early Risers – 7.30am start (includes breakfast)

£8

Term Time Only Option

Under 3s*
Over 3s#

Full Day Session

£65

Full Day Session

£50

Limited Fully Funded
Afternoon Session
(1:15pm – 6pm)

Free

Morning Session

£45.50

Morning Session

£30.50

Afternoon Session

£38.50

Afternoon Session

£23.50

Additional Option

Early Risers – 7.30am start (includes breakfast)

£8

*Under 3s. 2-year-olds up to and including the invoice period when their third birthday falls.

#Over 3s. This includes the 15 hours of Early Years Free Entitlement (EYFE) as provided by the Government, which is available to all parents. This will be pro-rated over the year.

Please see table below as to when this funding becomes available. 

If your child is born between

EYFE becomes available

1 January and 31 March1 April following their third birthday
1 April and 31 August1 September following their third birthday
1 September and 31 December1 January following their third birthday

Other Fees

There is a single registration fee of £50, which is non-refundable. 

A non-refundable £300 deposit is required to secure your child’s space in the Nursery.

*Please note that if you qualify for fully-funded sessions, we will waive the registration fee and deposit payments. 

£15 per 15 minutes will be added to your invoice for any late collections after your billed session has ended.

You will receive three invoices throughout the year; March, December and July. 

  • Fees are to be paid in advance, either monthly or in a lump-sum. 
  • All monthly payments shall be due by the 28th of each month. 

Payments can be made by:

  • Direct Debit
  • Bank Transfer
  • Credit/Debit Card (on our website)

Early pick-up is available on request.

Early Years Free Entitlement (EYFE) funded hours are available, subject to entitlement. Extended Free Entitlement must be applied for by the parents and an eligibility code must be provided to the Nursery. Failure to provide a code will result in the full fee becoming payable. Where applicable, funding is applied evenly throughout the year. Funding is also applied pro-rata depending on the number of days per week attended. The School reserves the right to withdraw from EYFE funding at any point and without notice, at which point the full fee will become payable.

We have limited availability on fully funded afternoon sessions, on a first come, first serve basis. Please email fees@littlelambsnursery.org.uk for more information.

Please note that we require eight weeks’ notice for any amendments or cancellations. We must receive this in writing.

Nutrition

Little Lambs Nursery takes its food very seriously. All our meals are made with fresh produce by an expert catering team of chefs, cooks and assistants.

Every lunchtime, our children are served a nutritious, balanced meal including a salad bar, fruit salad bar and dessert. Please note we are a nut-free nursery, and all special dietary requirements are catered for.

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Uniform Guide

The Nursery uniform is dependant on the age of your child. Please see details below:

Little Steps (two year-olds)

  • Little Lambs sweatshirt
  • Sun hat
  • Lunch apron
  • Art overall
  • Strudy dark-coloured shoes
  • Wellington boots

Aside from these requirements, your child may wear their own clothes to ensure they feel as comfortable as possible.

Young Climbers (three year-olds)

  • Little Lambs sweatshirt
  • White polo shirt
  • White turnover socks for girls
  • Grey ankle socks for boys
  • Navy PE shorts
  • Navy tracksuit bottoms
  • Navy gloves
  • Navy sun hat
  • Scarf
  • Lunch apron
  • Art overall
  • Black Velcro school shoes
  • Wellington boots

Little Lambs sweatshirts are provided by the Nursery and the cost is added to your account.

What we provide

Here at Little Lambs Nursery we look to provide the best care and experiences for the children who attend. This includes varied and nutritious meals and snacks, and in the Little Steps room, we provide all nappies and wipes.

Once your child is ready for toilet training, we have excellent facilities including a range of potties and child-friendly, low-level toilets.

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