We are open for;
5 morning sessions: Monday – Friday 9am – 11-30am
5 lunchtime sessions: Monday - Friday, 11-30 - 12-30
5 afternoon sessions: Monday - Friday, 12-30 – 3pm
Currently we only offer morning sessions for 2 year old children
Parental preference for sessions is accommodated as far as possible. Children can attend any number of sessions, depending on parents’ wishes and the vacancies available. Generally we don't accept children for full days until after their third birthday although individual cases can be discussed
The nursery is open during school terms. Our holidays are usually similar to the local schools' but there may be slight variations
2016- 17 term dates
Autumn term 06.09.16 – 16.12.16 Half term week beginning 24.10.16
Spring term 03.01.17 – 31.03.17 Half term week beginning 20.02.17
Summer term 24.04.17 – 20.07.17 Half term week beginning 29.05.17
Dates at the start and end of each term may change slightly to accommodate parties, staff training days etc. Further details later
Current fees for 2 year old children are £5.60 per hour (£14 per session)
Current fees for 3 and 4 year old children are £4.80 per hour
Free places are available to all 3 and 4 year olds through the nursery education grant which funds 15 hours of free nursery education and care per week from the beginning of the term following a child's 3rd birthday. From September 2017 we will be offering the extended entitlement of 30 hours to eligible children.
We are also registered to accept 2 year old funding which is allocated according to need and starts the term after a child's 2nd birthday.
To check your child’s entitlement for 2 year old funding or for further information please contact Gateshead Family Information Service by phone on 0191 4335118 or by e-mail at email@example.com
Nursery fees are payable at the beginning of each week or monthly / termly in advance. All fees are payable when children are absent.