"If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses." - Goethe

Opening Hours

The nursery is open from 7.30am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday.


We will provide you with all the necessary information you need to make an informed choice about your child's nursery education with this in mind we aim to be completely transparent with our fees.

Fees for child care are charged on a day or half day basis, bills are issued in the first week of each month and are due for payment on the last Thursday of every calendar month.

Whole Day 7.30am - 5.30pm £41
Half Day 7.30am - 12.30pm or 12.30pm - 5.30pm £31
Top Up For Funded Places £26
School Day 9am – 3pm £35

We also offer before and after school care for children moving on to Ellison Primary School located next door to the nursery the fees for these sessions are as follows:

Before School - £4 per session
After School - £6 per session

Care during school holiday periods for 0-5 years is also available subject to capacity, more information available on request.

Children attending full time or families with siblings at the nursery receive a 10% discount.

Free Places are available for 2 year olds meeting the government criteria these are available for 15 hours per week. More information is available on request.

Free Places for 3 and 4 year olds applies to all children and is available for up to 30 hours per week. These places are available in 5 hour allocations from 7.30 - 12.30 or 12.30 – 5.30 Monday- Friday or alternatively from 9am -3pm. Funded places are available during term time only and charges do apply during school holiday periods. If any parents would like to top up on the days when they access funded places this is available at the rate listed above, however this is not compulsory.

Nursery Closures

The nursery is closed on all Bank Holidays, if your child attends the nursery on a Monday an alternative day will be offered subject to capacity for that week. The nursery is also closed for one week at Christmas and one week during the summer school holidays these weeks are charged at half fees. All families are also entitled to two weeks half fees for holidays on an annual basis.

Should you have any queries about our fee structure please do not hesitate to speak to the nursery manager.

Contact Details

The Old Schoolhouse

9 Ellison St



Tel: 01782 625493


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