We are registered for Early Years Free Entitlement, 30hrs Entitlement & the 2 year funding.
EYFE funding is available for all children the term after their 3rd Birthday. Cut off dates for the terms are;
31st Aug, 31st Dec & 31st March.
30hrs funding & 2yr funding is for eligible children - please see how to apply on our 'Fees' section.
All funding is for 38 weeks per year term time only, with a total of 570hrs over the academic year. The funding is applied as follows; Autumn Term 14 weeks, Spring Term 11 weeks & Summer Term 13 weeks. Stand alone funding can be taken in am/pm or full day sessions only.
If you choose to do 10hrs per week all year round, this totals 520hrs whereas 570hrs can be claimed, we will allow those 50hrs to be taken at any point during the academic year at a mutually convenient time. Please just ask.
Children who stay for lunch will be provided with a hot lunch and dessert. Our chef is based at the Hove branch. She has a Healthy Choice Gold Standard Award and 5 out of 5 stars for food hygiene. There is a 3-week rolling menu which is changed every 4 months.
There will be NO lunches during the Festive Period, packed lunches must be brought in at that time for your child.
The Nursery provides healthy snacks & drinks mid morning & mid afternoon.
Dietary requirements are catered for.
We have a Healthy Choice Award for our healthy snacks and 5 out of 5 stars for our hygiene & safety
We have on site parking for parents of the children attending Nursery. Please park in any of the spaces marked PCC.
Our garden is a large secure area in which the children can enjoy the outside environment. We have a wide range of large & small equipment, the six areas of the E.Y.F.S. are covered in the garden. We have our very own mud kitchen for the children to play with outside. Our older children have free flow access into the garden.
Staff to child ratios are maintained.
We offer a limited number of school pick-up places from local schools Brakenbury Primary school, St Nicholas Primary & Benfield Primary school
Occasional Register & Flexi-hours
We offer a flexible approach to childcare. We have set session but can also offer childcare at flexible hours to suit you. You let us know the hours you want and only pay for the hours you use.
During the school holidays if you find childcare a problem or your playgroup is closed. We can offer a holiday club for 1-8 year olds, a deposit is not required for this facility.