Fees and Opening Times

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About Fees and Opening Times

All three and four year olds living in England are entitled to 570 hours of funded early education and childcare a year. Little Explorers offer this as 15 hours a week for up to 38 weeks a year and is a universal entitlement. In addition, working families who meet the eligibility criteria can also claim an additional 15 hours of funded childcare a week. This means that eligible children will be able to receive up to 1140 hours of funded childcare a year.

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Nursery Fees


Session Times Over 3 Years Under 3 Years
Full Week (52 week provision) 7.30am - 6.00pm £223.00 238.00
Full Day 7.30am - 6.00pm £50.00 £52.00
Morning Session 8.30am - 1.00pm £34.00 £35.00
Afternoon Session 1.00am - 5.30pm £33.00 £34.00
Hourly Rate £12.00 £12.00
Holiday Club 7.30am - 6.00pm £50.00 NA
Holiday Club 9.00am - 3.30pm £30.00 NA

FFE Funding Options

Your child becomes eligible for a free Government Early Years Funded place from the start of the school term after their third birthday. Please be aware that the nursery has limited funded spaces available, these are allocated on a first come first serve basis.

Session Type Times Price per Session
FFE 3 hour session 8.30am - 11.30am FREE
12.30pm - 3.30pm FREE

Funding options with wrap around care

Session Type Times Price per Session
Full day using 10 hours funding 7.30am - 5.30pm £12 - This is a supplement charge for meals and snacks.
Full day using 6 hours of funding per day 8.30am - 4.00pm £27 - This includes supplement charge for meals and wrap around care.
Full day using FFE 5-hour session 8.30am - 5.30pm £30