Our Fees

Fees for Nursery

Tigeroos (0 to 2 years) Little Stars (2 to 3 years) Cadets (3 to 5 years)
Full Day £40.75 £38.75 £36.25
Morning Session £23.75 £21.75 £20.25
Afternoon Session £21.75 £19.75 £18.25

A reduction of 10% will be given to full time children.

Full Day 8am – 6pm
Morning session 8am – 1pm
Afternoon Session 1pm – 6pm
Late Charge £5 per 15 minutes

Morning session includes – Breakfast, Morning brunch and Lunch.
Afternoon session includes – Afternoon Tea.
Full day session includes – Breakfast, Morning brunch, Lunch and Afternoon Tea.

Lunches are included in morning and full day sessions.

Hours

The Nursery will close between Christmas and New Year.

The nursery is open Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm with an optional early start at 7.30am charged at £2.50 per day.

If you require additional hours out with the sessions, please do not hesitate to contact the Nursery Manager.

Fees For After School Club

Out Of School Care £12 per school day £24.50 per holiday £6 for breakfast club if using the after school club £7.00 for breakfast club if not using the after school club

Payment

Payment must be paid one month in advance and is due on or around the last Friday of each month. There is a late payment charge of £25 if payment not made by 8th of each month.

The nursery will close for one week during Christmas and New Year therefore fees are calculated over 51 weeks of the year.

£100 holding deposit is required to secure a place and this is refunded on last invoice if fees are paid up to date. Deposits are non-refundable.

Payment can be made by standing order; card payment over the phone or at nursery premises; childcare vouchers or cheque. We will accept cash but prefer other methods. We are now accepting direct debit payments through gocardless.com and this is our preferred method of payment as it will save admin time.

Direct debits can be set up by following link to our page on gocardless: Gocardless direct debit page for Cosmic Cherubs

We are able to accept tax free childcare which gives parents up to £2,000 of free childcare per child or up to £4,000 for disabled. Please contact the manager for further details.

As of the 1st April 2018 new applicants will be unable to register for the childcare voucher scheme, however, a new system “tax-free childcare” is available. Please click on link for further details https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/help-with-childcare-costs#tax-free-childcare

Holidays

Please inform the nursery of all holidays. Full fees must be paid during holidays and absences.

Partnership Funding

There are three terms in a nursery year:
Term 1 : August – December .Children who are three years old before 31st August.
Term 2: January – March. Children who are three years old before 31st December.
Term 3: March – June. Children who are three years old before the last day of February.

As a partner provider, parents are entitled to five x 3 hour 10 minute sessions per week over 38 weeks term time. Children must be booked in for a minimum of 3 days a week to qualify for funding. The 3 hour 10 minute sessions run from 8:50am to 12:00am and from 1:00pm to 4:10pm.

You cannot top up partnership by an hourly rate, only by a half or full day.