FEES


3 YEAR OLD


You are entitled to Funded 15 hours free child care a week from the term after your child turns 3 years old. Please talk to Chelsey Baker about this and how to apply.


UNDER 3 YEARS

Until your child is 3 years old we ask you to pay for the sessions, unless your family is entitled to free places for 2 year old's.  (We can advise you about this).


We do endeavour to keep the costs as low as possible.  The session rate is £13.50.

We ask you to pay for the sessions in advance – half termly. Invoice will go out at the start of each half term and a deadline for payment will be on the invoice.  We cannot allow children to attend sessions without the paid fees. 



Call us on 07821122731

OUR SESSIONS AND FEES

Stay and Play Sessions

NOW ON!


We offer free Stay and Play sessions from 9.30 to 12 Monday to Friday.  Come along with you child for a fun play session at our Playgroup up to age 5 years term time only. Parents must supervise their child at all times.

St John's Green Playgroup

We are registered with the local authority and offer 2-year funding for eligible parents, up to 15 hours per week.

All children are eligible for 15 hours funding the term after a child’s 3rd birthday, families with two working parents may apply for 30 hours funding.

Parents can also pay for additional sessions.

More funding information can be found at
 www.childcarechoices.gov.uk 

SESSIONS


The Playgroup is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ALL DAY and on Friday's just of a MORNING session. Our fee is £13.50 per 3 Hour Session.

The morning sessions are 9.00 am – 12.00 pm.
The afternoon sessions are 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm.

The all day sessions are 9.00 am- 3.30 pm.

Your child can stay all day (i.e. 9.00 – 3.30 pm. You are required to provide a packed lunch (with a drink) AND to pay £1.50 per lunchtime to cover our costs – staffing, room hire etc.


This £1.50 is non-negotiable and MUST be paid by all families regardless of circumstances as we operate on a very tight budget!



Please see Chelsey for how to pay the lunchtime fees.



MORNING SESSION ROUTINE 9.00 am – 12.00 pm.


The sessions usually follow the following timetable, although we are flexible according to the children’s needs and interests and sessions may change according to time of the year and with different groups of children.

9.00 Children arrive. Please ensure your child has been registered.  Free choice of activities inside and outside.


10.00 Circle time – children sit together, greet each other, sing a song, letter and number/maths activity of the day.


10.30 Free choice of activities.  Snack is provided during this time. The children can come to the snack table when they choose between 10.30-11.15 am.


11.40 tidy up time – everyone helps!


11.45 Quiet time – Whole group story time


12.00 Home time and preparation for lunchtime


AFTERNOON SESSION ROUTINE  12.30 pm  – 3.30 pm

The sessions usually follows the 'am' timetable, although we are flexible according to the children’s needs and interests and sessions may change according to time of the year and with different groups of children.

12.30 Inside or Outside play 


 2.00  Letter sounds/singing/maths/greetings and whole group activity


 2.20  Snack and Free choice play and learning


 2.50 Tidy up


 3.00 Story time or free reading ready for home time. (Gate opens for parents to collect children) 


 3.30 Home time (gate closes for end of the day.)