Nursery Fee Structure
Nursery Care Bridgwater
Our standard opening hours are 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday, 50 weeks of the year.
We close on bank holidays, the period between Christmas and New Year and for up to 5 days training or parental engagement sessions. You will be notified of these in advance in our newsletter and yearly planner.
The cost of our sessions from April 2019 are to the right...
•All meals and snacks are prepared on site and the cost of these are included in the prices above however, Formula milk, nappies and wipes are not included.
•We have a limited number of term time only spaces available these are on a first come first served basis and once they have gone you can be added to a waiting list however, there is no guarantee a space will become available.
•If you wish to use the Universal Government funding you can only use this for the nursery’s ‘educational sessions’ these are 8.30 – 12, 1-4.30, 9-12 or 1-4. Any hours outside of this will be charged at the full rate
•If you wish to use the Additional Government funding you can use this over all available sessions however, there will be a charge for food - £1.35 for Breakfast, £3.05 for Lunch and £2.20 for Light Tea.
•All extra activities will be charged at the stated rate regardless of funding entitlements.
Payment Of Fees
Nursery Care Bridgwater
Invoice are raised on the 1st of each month and are payable by the 15th. Fees not paid and cleared by the 15th of the month will incur a charge of £20.00.
You may pay by Cash, Debit Card, Credit Card, Childcare Vouchers Online Banking or Tax Free Childcare. You may wish to set up a Standing Order, however please note that fees may vary monthly.
Unpaid fees are always pursued via the County court and the nursery reserves the right to terminate a child’s place in the event of persistent late payment or non- payment of fees. We also reserve the right to refuse any further requests that will incur a charge, this includes but is not limited to extra sessions, extra activities or nursery events.
If your child is off sick, away on holiday or if the nursery closes due to ‘acts of god’ or environmental factors beyond our control, we cannot offer a refund. However you will not be charged for Training days, Bank Holiday and any Christmas Closures.
Please be aware that fees may be adjusted at any time throughout the year, when this happens they will usually be held for a period of twelve months.
Further information can be found on our terms and conditions
Help Towards Your Childcare Costs
Tax Free Childcare
Is it for me?
If you're a working parent with children under 12 (or under 17 for disabled children), you can open an online account to pay for registered childcare.
The government will top-up the money you pay into the account. For every £8 you pay in, the government will add an extra £2. You can receive up to £2,000 per child per year - that's up to £500 every three months. If you have a disabled child, you can receive up to £4,000 per child - that's up to £1,000 every three months.
Am I eligible?
You, and any partner, must each expect to earn (on average) at least £125 per week (equal to 16 hours at the National Minimum or Living Wage).
If you, or your partner, are on maternity, paternity or adoption leave, or you're unable to work because you are disabled or have caring responsibilities, you could still be eligible.
You can't get Tax-Free Childcare if either you, or your partner, each individually expect to earn £100,000 or more.
How can I benefit?
You can use Tax-Free Childcare all year round to help pay:
Registered childminders, nurseries and nannies
Registered after-school clubs and playschemes
Home careworkers working for a registered home care agency
You can use Tax-Free Childcare at the same time as:
15 hours free childcare
30 hours free childcare
You can't use it with:
Childcare Vouchers (closed to new entrants)
If you would like to apply for Tax free Childcare please visit the Childcare Choices website by clicking here
Information taken from childcare choices