Session times & fees

government funding

We are registered with Hertfordshire County Council to offer free funding for children, which starts the term after their 3rd birthday.   This consists of 15 hours free per week for 38 weeks of the year.  We are open 39 weeks of the year.  If your child attends the pre-school for the additional week normal fees apply (see price list below) same for 30 hours free funding.

Funding Dates

Birth Date Funding Start Date
Turning 3 on or before 31st December Beginning of Spring Term (January)
Turn 3 on or before 31st March Beginning of Summer Term (April)
Turn 3 on or before 31st August Beginning of Autumn Term (September)

We accept 2 year free funding to those eligible. Please check the Childcare Choices website for eligibility criteria.

session times and fees
Session Times
Government Funded Place Fees

Optional snack/materials
Breakfast Club 8:30am - 9:15am £10.00
Early Start 9:00 - 9:15am £3.00
Morning 9:15am - 12:15pm £22.00 £1.50 per session
Lunch Club 12:15 - 12:45pm £6.00 £6.00 per session
Afternoon 1pm to 3:30pm - 3:45pm* £22.00 £1.50 per session
All Day 9:15 - 3:45 £48.00 Can be used as part of 15/30 hours
(additional fees incur)
Forest School Six Week Course Normal pre-school
session fees plus £48
additional fee
School Pick Up 3:00 - 3:45pm £10.00 Letchmore and Almond Hill only

*15 minute pick-up window to help with school finishing times.

We are open term time only. Children are welcome to attend the above session morning and/or afternoon. We advise a minimum of two sessions a week. This is for the child's benefit so they gain full potential from the environment.
Lunch Club - child brings own packed lunch. Optional fees are for contribution to healthy snack and materials for free funded children.
Breakfast Club is for Letchmore Infants and Nursery School drop offs and additional care for all.
Term fees are to be paid half termly in advance (invoiced in school holidays).

Additional Fees:
New starter administration fee - £120. This covers the costs of admin throughout the year and includes CLB uniform. £60 is payable on application (non-refundable) and a further £60 is payable with the first half term fees, upfront before your child starts.
Late collection fee - £5.00 per 15 minutes late (please see our non-collection of children policy).
Late payment fee - £5.00 per week or part of.

Notice of Withdrawal / Session changes:
A term's notice is required in writing before session changes or withdrawing your child from the school. A full term's fees will be payable in the absence of such notice.