Silsoe Pre-School FEES & Session Information

 

Silsoe Pre-School offers early years education for children aged from 2 years 6 months until they start school.

 

Sessions are available every day of the week during term time. All sessions are both educational and fun.

 

Providing spaces are available, your child can attend any of the following session times Monday through to Friday.

  

Session fees 

 

 2 year olds (applicable until the term following a child's 3rd birthday)

 Session

Session duration

Rate per session 

Morning session

09.00 - 12.00

£16.50

Afternoon session

12.00 - 3.15

£18.00

Full day

09.00 - 3.15

£34.50

 

3 year to 5 year olds (applicable from the term following a child's 3rd birthday)

 Session

Session duration

Rate per session 

Morning session

09.00 - 12.00

£14.00

Afternoon session

12.00 - 3.15

£15.00

Full day

09.00 - 3.15

£29.00

 

Lunchtimes

Our afternoon session includes lunchtime, if your child is attending an afternoon session please provide them with a packed lunch.

 

Ad-Hoc Sessions

We are often in a position to be able to offer ad-hoc sessions. Please ask at Pre-School for further information.

 

Staff Ratios

We use the following ratios of adult to child:

  • Children aged 2 years of age - 1 adult: 4 children
  • Children aged 3 to 5 years of age - 1 adult: 8 children

GOVERNMENT FUNDING

 

We offer up to 15 hours of government funded sessions to eligible 2 year olds and up to 15 hours of universal government funded sessions to 3&4 year olds.

 

Funded early learning for 2 year olds

If you are the parents/carer of a 2 year old and receive certain benefits you could be entitled to up to 15 hours (or 5 Pre-School sessions) a week of funded early learning. For more information on financial support for childcare, please visit http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/children/childcare/financial-support/overview.aspx

 

Funded early learning for 3 and 4 year olds

All 3 and 4 year old children are entitled to 15 hours (or 5 Pre-School sessions) of universal government funded early years education over a 38 week school year.   If your child's third birthday falls between:

  • 1 April and 31 August they qualify for funding from 1 September
  • 1 September and 31 December, they qualify for funding from 1 January 
  • 1 January and 31 March, they qualify for funding from 1 April

Entitlement to government funded sessions does not guarantee a place or pattern of sessions.

 

Care Club

We work in conjunction with Silsoe Lower School to offer an affordable and flexible childcare solution for children aged 3 years and over. Care Club runs from 7.50am to 6pm and Pre-School children attending are escorted into Pre-School and accompanied until the session starts. Click on the following link for more information www.silsoeschool.co.uk/before-and-after-school-care