Our Session & Funding
Free Introductory Sessions
Before your child initially starts at Alpha Day Nursery, you will receive an invite to some short, introduction sessions. These sessions are free of charge and can be used as an opportunity to meet your child’s key carer and discuss what your child needs and their usual daily routine.
Our aim is that you and your child feel completely happy before you start permanent sessions with us.
30-Hours Free Childcare and Education: Eligible parents may be able to claim an additional 570 hours of free childcare per year. We offer a small number of 15 hours and 30 hours fully funded places. These places are offered according to availability – please speak to our manager for more information.
For more information on eligibility, please visit the GOV.UK website.
Our nursery is registered to offer the following funding:
Opening hours, sessions and fees
We are open from 8.00am to 6.00pm (core opening time) Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays. We close three weeks in a year – one week in Easter, Summer and a week over the Christmas period.
We are open at 7.30am for parents who need an earlier start time ( additional cost applies)
Full Day From 8.00am - 6.00pm (core opening time)
Afternoon session from 1.00pm – 6.00pm
Morning session from 8.00am – 1.00pm
All children attending the nursery full day and afternoon sessions must be collected by 6.00pm. There will be a charge of £1 for every minute lateness after 6.00pm. Flexible in between session hours are available to parents receiving working family tax credit.
Fee information will be provided upon request.