We are a term time nursery and follow the same holiday dates as St john’s Catholic Primary school. Sunbeams has two, three-hour sessions a day available, 9am—12pm and 12pm -3 pm. The children who stay all day or just come for the afternoon session, have their lunch at 12. All children are entitled to 15 hours free education from the term after their 3rd birthday, which amounts to 5 sessions, although some parents are eligible for 30. To check whether you may be eligible to claim additional hours, please visit www.childcare choices.gov.uk. Alternatively you can pay privately once your child turns 3 till they are eligible for the childcare vouchers.
As well as our usual nursery hours we offer Wraparound Care “Wraparound care’ is most usually referred to as childcare that wraps around a child’s Nursery/Pre School Education. With the support of St. John’s Extended School Club we are able to offer you as the Parent/Carer the flexibility to choose how you use your child’s Early Years Entitlement Funding. Children attending Sunbeams Nursery can be cared for from 7.45am – 5.30 pm five days a week during term time. We provide a stimulating and caring environment where children feel happy and secure.
The breakfast Club is held in the School hall and afterschool club is held in its own dedicated room in the infants. All staff ensures children are cared for before and after Pre School in a safe, secure and nurturing environment. As Parents/Carers you choose the daily care you require for your child – each day can be the same or different, you decide the times and hours - we are here to support and help you in any way we can. Please see over leaf the care we can offer you. You can request your sessions / care you require on the Admission Form .
Table of Fees
Breakfast Club £4.30
A large selection of healthy breakfasts will be available and there will be plenty of play opportunities.
Children will be taken from the Extended School Club through the Infant School to Pre School by the Extended School Club staff.
3 x £4.30
Session 1 - £12.90
Toast 20p a day
We have a healthy snack at 10.15, the kitchen kindly includes us on the toast rota. There is an additional cost of 20p a day if you would like you child to have toast.
12 pm —3 pm
3 x £4.30
School Lunches are £2.30 a day
At 12 the children will go to the hall and be supported by their own EYFS lunch support, where they will eat their pack lunches or a healthily prepared meal make by our kitchen staff.
3 pm — 5.30 pm
2.5 x £4.30
The club will finishes promptly at 5.30 pm
After School Club Price for Nursery children is at same hourly rate as the voucher scheme
Children will be looked after by nursery staff till After School club starts at 3:15pm.
The After school club staff will take over at this time and a wide range of activities will be available for the children to do along with a healthy snack and drink. The club will close promptly at 5.30 pm Wrap Around Care and Payment Wrap around care is taken on a term basis only.