Fees and Funding Information
At Laddingford, children can be admitted to the nursery once they have turned three, however will have to privately fund until the term after their third birthday, unless they are eligible for other funding (see below).
Hourly rate: £6.50
Lunch time charge (half an hour - not available with funding): £3.25
Hot meal: £2.97
Please see the admissions policy for additional information including bank holidays, late collection charges etc.
Free Early Education for 3 and 4 year olds
All children are entitled to 15 hours of free nursery education for the term after their third birthday.
- A child turns 3 between 1st September and 31st December, can access funding from the start of term 3 (January).
- A child turns 3 between 1st January and 31st March, can access funding from the start of term 5 (April).
- A child turns 3 between 1st April and 31st August, can access funding from the start of term 1 (September).
We admit children into the Nursery in September, and if places are available, we will admit children in January and April.
For more information, and how to apply please see here.
30 Hours of Free Childcare
A child qualifies for the extended entitlement if both parents are working (or the sole parent in a lone parent family is working) and each parent earns, on average, a weekly minimum equivalent to 16 hours (National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage) and less than £100k a year. For more information please see here.
Free for 2 Funding (FF2)
There is also an opportuntiy for FF2 funding for children who have turned three, but are not yet eligible for their Free Early Education funding. More information about this can be found here.
We are registered as an approved childcare provider through the governments tax-free childcare scheme. Through this, you can get up to £500 every 3 months (up to £2,000 a year) for each of your children to help with the cost of childcare. For more information, please visit www.gov.uk/tax-free-childcare.