• Fees and Price Plan

    We offer a quality children care and friendly atmosphere
    • Registration fee

      To be paid when registering your child.
      (not applicable to those receiving 2, 3 or 4 year old funding)

      • Non-refundable
      £38.50/ per child
    • Full week
      • Monday – Friday
      • 08.00-18.00 / 7.00-17.00
      • Meals included
      • For non-funded children only
      £214.50 / week
    • Full day
      • Meals included (unless having as funded hours)
      • 08.00-18.00 / 7.00-17.00
      • For non-funded children only
      £48.50 / day
    • Hourly Rate - 51 weeks per year

      A minimum of three hours per session per child must be booked unless adding it onto a session or onto funded hours.
      For children who attend funded hours any additional hours will be charged at this rate as our concessionary full week and full day rates are for non-funded children only.
      A compulsory consumable charge of 50p per hour is applicable to every funded hour booked.

      • Monday – Friday
      • 08.00-18.00 / 7.00-17.00
      • Meals not included
      • For funded and non-funded children
      £5.15/ per child
    • Hourly Rate - Term Time / 38 and 45 weeks per year

      A minimum of three hours per session per child must be booked unless adding it onto a session or onto funded hours.
      For children who attend funded hours any additional hours will be charged at this rate as our concessionary full week and full day rates are for non-funded children only.
      A compulsory consumable charge of 50p per hour is applicable to every funded hour booked.

      • Monday – Friday
      • 08.00-18.00 / 7.00-17.00
      • Meals not included
      • For funded and non-funded children
      £5.15/ per child
  • Retainers

    A retainer of one 12th of your monthly fees (for non-funded hours/sessions, meals and consumables) will be added to the monthly bill for the 1st 12 months that your child attends at Dinky Ducks Day Care and Little Barn Owls Pre-school in order to build a month’s retainer for your child’s months notice period.

    Late Fee

    If children are collected after their session has finished a late fee will be charged of £10 per child, after ½ an hour the wrap around hour will also be added to the late fee for each hour.

     
  • Oaktree Family Group payment terms and conditions

    Parents are invoiced 10 days before the end of the month for the following month; all fees are to be paid by the 1st of the month if paying monthly and on your child’s 1st session of the week if paying weekly.

    We are closed for up to five staff training days each year. Parents are given at least 6 week’s notice. We are closed for all bank holidays and a week at Christmas, parents are not charged for these days.

    Fees will not be refunded, or sessions swapped if your child is absent for any reason. One months notice is required for any change of sessions, and the relevant form completed. One months notice is required in advance if you wish to withdraw your child or a month’s fees in lieu of notice.

  • How to Enroll Your Child to a Group?

  • Meal charges

    Providing nutritious healthy meals and snacks throughout the nursery day
    • Breakfast
      • Served at 07.30 and 08.00
      £1.25 / day
    • Lunch
      • Served at 11.45
      £2.95 / day
    • High Tea
      • Served at 15.15
      £2.75 / day
  • Children's Meals

    No more juggling pick ups, organising bags and packed lunches for the day we take care of it all, providing nutritious healthy meals and snacks throughout the day for your child catering for all allergies and dietary needs.
  • We consistently provide high quality, varied meals for all children, catering for vegetarian, weaning and special dietary and allergy requirements. Our lunch meals are provided through a company called Apetito https://www.apetito.co.uk/nursery-meal-services/

    You can choose to purchase if it is not included in your child’s session breakfast, mid morning snack and milk, two course lunch, mid afternoon snack and milk and a high tea (only at Dinky Ducks Day Care). The children are encouraged to drink plenty of water while at nursery. All children are offered water to drink throughout the day.

  • If your child is attending their funded hours only and you would like them to have nursery meals (breakfast/lunch/tea) you will be required to pay for the meals or you can bring a packed lunch/tea in line with our packed lunch and healthy eating policy. We work in partnership with parents to support the individual routines of children under two years of age. All children are offered a varied healthy snack both mid morning and mid afternoon.

    We have continuously been awarded the highest level of Food hygiene from the Food Standards agency.

    For more information on healthy eating please visit the following website: www.littlepeoplesplates.co.uk