Funding & Fees
We offer our funded 15 hours education
between 9am-12pm for children aged 2-4 years.
We offer our funded 30 hours education
between 8am-5.30pm for children aged 3-4 years.
Providing both 15 or 30 hour funded and fee paying places.
Universal hours for three and four-year-olds
All three and four-year-old children are entitled to free high-quality early education.This runs from the term a child turns three, until they reach compulsory school age.The current universal free entitlement is 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year (570 hours per year).
Extended hours for three and four-year-olds
Eligible working families will be able to claim an additional 15 hours free per week. This takes their free entitlement to 30 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year (1140 hours per year).
Parents must apply to make sure they're eligible for 30 hours funded childcare through the government's Childcare Choices website. There's 30 Hours Eligibility Guidance to help parents understand if they will qualify. If your application is successful you must complete and return the funding form, providing an 11 digit eligibility code.
The Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) is an extra grant available to childcare providers for 3 and 4 year old’s claiming the Universal Entitlement. Childcare providers will use EYPP to improve facilities, equipment and learning experiences to support your child's learning and development. https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/Children/Family/Childcare/Early-years-education-%E2%80%93-free-entitlement.aspx
Booking form must be completed and fees paid preferably via the online School Money System
Alternatively direct at the school office. Fees must be paid one week in advance.
Additional sessions other than those previously agreed, may be booked if there are places available. Additional sessions must be booked a week in advance.