Fees and Government Help
Core hours (9:00am – 3:15pm)
£5.80 per hour for non- funded children.
£5.20 per hour for funded children.
For extended hours (funding cannot be used):
£6.25 8:00am – 9:00am
£5.25 3:15pm – 4:00pm
£11.50 3:15pm – 5.00pm
One- off sessions will incur an additional cost on top of the session charge:
£2.00 8.00 – 9.00am
£1.00 3.15 – 4.00pm
£2.00 3.15 – 5.00pm
For holiday club (funding cannot be used)
£45 per day 9:00am – 4:00pm
Government help with the cost of childcare
For more information visit the Government website.
First step preschool ltd is an approved childcare provider. Parents will need to open a childcare account with the Government and for every £8 a parent pays into the childcare account, the government will pay in an extra £2. https://www.gov.uk/tax-free-childcare
2 year old free childcare
Some families are eligible for 15 hours of free childcare for 2 year old children.
3 and 4 year olds
15 hours free childcare
All 3 and 4 year olds in England get 15 hours a week (570 hours a year) of free childcare. We send you the forms and apply for the initial 15 hours funding on your behalf.
30 hours free childcare
Some families of 3 and 4 year olds may be entitled to 30 hours of free childcare. Parents/carers need to apply for and manage the additional 15 hours free childcare.
Extended sessions and holiday club
Government free childcare cannot be used for these sessions and they need to be paid for separately.
First Step Pre-School,
Thornbury, BS35 2HQ
Call us: 01454 867283 (9 am - 3.15 pm)
Pre-school mobile (for use in pre-school hours): 07718 798826
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
First Step Pre-School Ltd is registered in England
Registered Number 5885935
Registered Charity Number 1142554