Fees and Funding

Fees

For those children who do not receive any funding our charges are as follows.

The following charges apply from September 2024.

  • £5.80 per hour for both 2 year olds and 3 - 4 year olds
  • £5.80 for Early Session (8:00am - 9:00am)
  • £2.90 for our Early Session (8.30am  - 9.00am)
  • £5.80 for our Late Session (3.00pm - 4:00pm)
     

Sessions

Our regular hours are:

  • Early sessions 8:00am - 9:00am OR 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Morning session 9.00am - 12.00 noon
  • Lunch session 12 noon - 12.30pm
  • Afternoon session 12.30pm  - 3.00pm
  • Late session 3:00pm - 4:00pm

We do provide cereal and toast for those children attending our early sessions at no extra cost. A packed lunch is required for those children attending our lunch sessions.

Please note

  • If your child is absent for any reason the full fee for the session will still be charged
  • We are unable to swap sessions when your child is absent for any reason.
     

Available Funding 

There are a range of Government schemes open to parents that can make childcare  affordable and we will do everything we can to help you understand the choices and access the funding that you might be eligible for.

Tax-Free Childcare (link is external)  – For working families earning under £100k and at least £131 per week (equal to 16 hours at the National Minimum or Living Wage) each who aren’t receiving Tax Credits, Universal Credit or childcare vouchers.

15 hours and 30 hours Funded Childcare (link is external)  – For many working parents of 2 year olds, and 3 – 4 year olds for 38 weeks each year.

All 3 & 4 year old children are eligible for 15 hours of funding per week, from the term after they are 3. There are also 30 hours of funding available for some eligible children. Further information can be found on https://www.gov.uk/30-hours-free-childcare (link is external)

Funding is also available for some 2 year old children from the term after they are 2.  Visit https://www.torbay.gov.uk/childcare2yo (link is external)  to find out if you qualify.

Government funding can be used for any combination of hours, to accommodate early starts or late finishes.