Nursery School Opening Hours
The Village Nursery School is situated in the rural village of Greatham in a purpose-built building adjoining the village hall.
The nursery consists of four rooms.
Sessional Opening Hours
The opening hours of the Nursery School are:
Monday to Friday 9.00-4.00 but we offer early morning and evening hours.
We offer: Early morning start 8.00-9.00, morning session 9.00 – 12.00, morning plus lunch time 9.00-1.00, afternoon session 1.00 – 4.00 and evening sessions to 5.00. Early morning sessions (8.00-9.00), evening sessions (4.00-5.00) and lunch hours (12.00-1.00) are payable even if you are eligible for grant.
Ad hock sessions subject to availability and late finishes by arrangement, all to be paid at our hourly rate. Invoices are issued at the beginning of each half term with a pay by date.
If your child is sick or you take a holiday fees must still be paid. Your invoice will be dated from and to our term dates, which run closely with the school term dates, and these are not flexible.
Fees as from 1st September 2021
Caterpillars class. (Under 2years old) £7.50 per hour or part thereof.
Bumble Bees and Ladybirds class £7.00 per hour or part thereof.
Or you may choose: Extended weeks.
The nursery will be open for 47 weeks a year, closing for 2 weeks at Christmas, 1 week at Easter, 2 weeks in July and Bank Holidays.
The opening hours of the Nursery School for the extended (out of term time) weeks are, Monday to Friday 9.00-4.00 but we offer early morning and evening sessions.
Early morning start, 8.00-9.00 morning session 9.00 – 12.00, morning plus lunch time 9.00 – 1.00, afternoon session 1.00 – 4.00 and evening sessions to 5.00.
If your child is sick or you take a holiday these fees must still be paid.
These will be booked and guaranteed.
Your child becomes eligible for grant the term after their 3rd birthday. All children will be allowed 15 hours paid for by the government grant and up to 30 hours per week if you are registered and eligible. You need to re-confirm your eligibility for 30 hours every three months with HMRC. This is for 38 weeks a year. You will receive more information at the time as this process can change.
Any time over and above your grant hours, early morning and evening sessions and lunch times will be charged at £7.00 per hour or part thereof.
This is by arrangement only.
We are also able to offer funding for 2year olds subject to conditions. Please ask for details.