Pricing & Funding

Love Lane Pre-School in conjunction with Shaw-Cum-Donnington Primary School are able to offer Universal and Extended hour provisions for 2, 3 and 4 year old's. These services are also available to self-funded children.

We offer the following sessions

8.00 – 8.30 am - The schools breakfast club is open from 8 am for those parents who require an early start.

8.30 – 11.30 am – The morning session is spent with us at Love Lane Pre-School, staff from the school will bring any breakfast club children over to us for 8.30 am when we open. A member of Pre-School staff will then walk children back to the school when our session ends at 11.30 am, where they will join the reception class.

11.30 – 3.30 pm – The children will spend the afternoon session in the reception class at Shaw-cum-Donnington Primary School. Staff at the primary school will supervise the children eating a packed lunch at 12 noon. The school day finishes at 3.30 pm and children can either be collected at that time or stay for their after-school club.

3.30 – 6.00 pm - For parents who require longer hours, an after-school club is available at the primary school.

Costs

If you wish to self-fund your child to attend either or both settings, the costings are listed below.

Morning session at Love Lane Pre-School: £13 (price increase due October 2019)

Shaw-cum-Donnington Primary School: £4 per hour

Breakfast & after school clubs can be booked at an extra cost, directly with Shaw-cum-Donnington primary school through email soffice@shaw.w-berks.sch.uk.

Please be aware that 2 year old children are not able to attend the school setting, so only the morning sessions at the pre-school (8.30 - 11.30 am) are available to them.

Funding

All 3 and 4 year olds are automatically eligible for Universal funding from the term following their 3rd birthday.

15 hours free childcare for 2 year olds

  • For families in England, receiving some forms of support
  • With 2-year-old children
  • 15 hours of free childcare or early education for 38 weeks
  • A total of 570 hours per year, that you can use flexibly with one or more childcare provider
  • Some providers will allow you to ‘stretch’ the hours over 52 weeks, using fewer hours per week

15 hours free childcare for 3 & 4 year olds

  • For all families in England
  • With 3 and 4-year-old children
  • 15 hours of free childcare or early education for 38 weeks
  • A total of 570 hours per year, that you can use flexibly with one or more childcare provider
  • Some providers will allow you to ‘stretch’ the hours over 52 weeks, using fewer hours per week

30 hours free childcare for 3 & 4 year olds

  • For working families in England
  • With 3 and 4-year-old children
  • 30 hours of free childcare or early education for 38 weeks
  • A total of 1,140 hours per year, that you can use flexibly with one or more
  • childcare provider
  • Some providers will allow you to ‘stretch’ the hours over 52 weeks, using fewer hours per week

To check if you are eligible to obtain either 2 year old funding, or 3 & 4 year old extended hours you need to apply via the Childcare Choices website: https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

All parents/carers (even those who are only claiming universal hours) will need to complete a parent declaration form (here) from West Berkshire so we can apply for your funding.

If you have any questions, please either speak to a member of staff in the Pre-School or School or email Becky at treasurer@lovelanepreschool.co.uk.

Love Lane Pre-School,Shaw-Cum-Donnington Village Hall,Love Lane, Donnington,Newbury, Berkshire,RG14 2JGRegistered Charity No. 800936



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