Session Days and Times
We are open Term time only, 38 weeks a year.
Monday - Friday 9.00am until 3.30pm
Half day sessions also available (9.00am-12.50pm or 1pm - 3.30pm)
Nursery Education Funding (NEF)
Free for 3 & 4
Gloucestershire County Council is currently funding Nursery Education for 15 hours per week for 38 weeks per year for children from the term after their 3rd birthday.
Your child will be eligible for a place from:
Children born between 1st January and 31st March
The start of Terms 5 &6 (Summer term) following their 3rd Birthday until statutory school age
Children born between 1st April and 31st August
The start of Terms 1 & 2 (Autumn term) following their 3rd Birthday until statutory school age
Children born between 1st September and 31st December
The start of Terms 3 & 4 (Spring term) following their 3rd Birthday until statutory school age
The minimum funded session length is 2.5 hours a day and the maximum is 6.5 hours a day and sessions can be shared between two providers. If your child is eligible for funded Nursery Education, we will ask you to complete and sign a form from Gloucestershire County Council. Any additional hours taken which are not funded will be charged at our hourly rate. Please be aware that funding is only for 38 weeks a year.
Please note we do not currently offer the 30 hours funding.
Achieving 2 year olds (A2YO) funding
Does your family meet the criteria for Free School Meals? Do you receive working tax credits? Is your household income less than £16,190?
Your child could be entitled to 15 hours a week (570 hours per year) of free early learning childcare.
Places are available at childminders, pre-school groups, nurseries or Children's Centres who have signed an agreement with us to provide nursery education for 2 year olds.
For more information, childcare provider details and access to the Citizen Portal (to check eligibility) please visit Glos Families directory.