Sessions & Fees
Minimum Session Requirements:
Here at East Anton Nursery, we are open 51 weeks of the year between 8am and 6pm. We offer Full Time and Term Time Only Places. Both of these options are subject to availability. Please see below for the requirement for each type of place. There is a requirement to attend a minimum of 2 days or equivalent.
Staff Training Days 2021:
The nursery is closed for 2 formal staff training days in 2021, you are not charged for these days.
The staff training days for 2021/2022 are Friday 13th August 2021. Please be aware the first staff training day for 2022 is Monday 3rd January 2022 – you are not charged for these days.
Christmas Closure Days:
The nursery is closed for six normal working days over the Christmas period. This is in addition to the normal Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays. You are not charged for these days. We will be closed on Wednesday 22nd December and re open on Tuesday 4th January.
Fees are inclusive of:
- Healthy meals, snacks and drinks
- Cows milk for children of all ages
- Nappies & wipes (Finkley Down Farm Nursery & Pre-School’s chosen brand) – Nappy cream to be provided by parents
- Outings to the farm and local points of interest
- Bonjour Coco French Lessons (when available)
- Coyote Fitness or Rugby Tots (when available)
- Shoes on Theatre (when available)
Fees effective from 1st April 2021
51 Weeks per year
|Full Day (8am-6pm)||Half Day (8am – 1pm or 1pm – 6pm)||Ad hoc Hourly Rate|
|Full Day (8am-6pm)||School Day (8am – 15:30 or 8:30 – 16:00)||Ad hoc Hourly Rate|
Early Club 7:30am – 8 am is £5 per session, payable in advance via the parent area.
Term Time Only
We offer term time only places to a limited number of children. These sessions follow the Hampshire term dates https://www.hants.gov.uk/en/educationandlearning/schoolholidays
Fees are calculated over 51 weeks of the year (unless term time only) and payable monthly by bank transfer or childcare vouchers before the 1st of every month (we accept most childcare vouchers) in advance of sessions. All sessions contracted for must be paid for, including those, which fall on a Bank Holiday. No reductions are made for time off due to holidays, sickness or other absence. You can book additional sessions if the setting has the availability to accommodate them. 6 weeks notice is required if you wish to cancel your child’s place or reduce/change their sessions.
Nursery Education Funding
We are approved providers of Hampshire County Council’s free early year’s educational grant for 2, 3 and 4-year olds. Three and four year old funding is available for all children from the term after their third birthday regardless of family circumstances. We will supply you with all the required information and parent declaration forms for you to complete, as your child reaches the appropriate age. This funding does not cover certain sundries, activities, visits and hot meals so if a child is using the grant a daily charge of £7.50 will be payable. Children eligible for 2 year old funding and EYPP may qualify for a discount.
Visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk for more information on funding and fee support – and to apply for your 30 hours funding code.
Registration & Deposit
To register your child at Finkley Down Farm Nursery and Preschool please complete a registration form. A £50 (non-refundable) administration fee is payable to cover the administration in registering your child.
Once the required sessions have been confirmed a £100 deposit is payable to hold the sessions. This deposit is refundable on your last months fees.
Children eligible for 2 year old funding and EYPP may qualify for a reduction in administration fees.
If you want to discuss the fees further and have a look around our nursery please book a visit.