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For Parents

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Our Approach

We are passionate about ensuring that every child receives the best start in life. We build on their unique strengths and interests with age-appropriate education opportunities to let each child develop at their own pace to reach their full potential. A variety of activities and specially-designed spaces give your children the space to play, learn and flourish.

Settling-In Procedure

Our robust settling-in procedure includes settling-in visits and introductory sessions suited to the individual needs of each family. These are provided free of charge over a one- or two-week period dependent on your child’s age, stage of development and unique needs. Together, we’ll complete an “all about me” document so we can follow your home routine as closely as possible to make the transition easy for your child.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Key Person

Each child is paired with a key person before they being to attend the nursery. This key person builds a strong personal connection with the child and their family, welcoming them each day, looking after them during the settling in period, and acting as a familiar contact point throughout their time at the nursery.

  • What should my child bring to nursery?
    Every child’s bag should include: Nappies if required. We provide sensitive wipes but if you have a particular preference for a different brand you can provide your own. Formula milk if required. Medication if necessary *NOTE: Please hand in to the office. Do not leave in your child’s bag (including calpol). Full change of clothes (including underwear and socks). Waterproof coat and wellies (can be left at nursery). Comfort item – favourite blanket, teddy, dummy etc.
  • Do I need to provide suncream?
    We provide Aldi sensitive factor 50 suncream but if you have a particular preference for a different brand you can provide your own.
  • Is food provided?
    We provide children with breakfast, lunch and high-tea, prepared on-site by our qualified chef. Read more about our nursery meals.
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Fees & Funding

Session Type

Weekly cost

Calendar Monthly Cost

Full-time Monday to Friday 7:30am - 6:00 pm

£270.00

£1147.50

1 day per week 7.30am - 6.00pm

£59.00

£250.75

2 days per week 7.30am - 6.00pm

£118.00

£501.50

3 days per week 7.30am - 6.00pm

£177.00

£752.25

4 days per week 7.30am - 6.00pm

£236.00

£1003.00

Morning Session 7.30am - 12.30pm

£35.00

£148.75

Afternoon Session 1.00pm-6.00pm

£35.00

£148.75

Shift Patterns

The nursery will do its best to accommodate shift patterns subject to availability of places. However, in order to manage this irregular booking pattern, sessions required must be confirmed in writing with a minimum of 4 weeks’ notice.

Discounts

Where two or more children from one family attend the nursery on a part-time basis the oldest child will be eligible for a 5% discount off their monthly fees. Where both children attend on a full-time basis, the oldest child will be eligible for a 10% discount off their monthly fees.

 

Funding

We are registered with Salford City Council to deliver 2, 3 and 4-year-old free entitlement funding.

All families are entitled to 3 & 4-year-old funding from the term after their child turns 3 years old at 15 hours per week term time only.  Eligibility to an additional 15 hours per week term time only can be checked by families at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

Families wishing to access the 2-year-old funding must check their eligibility with Salford council’s Starting Life Well team.

We work with families to be as flexible as possible when allocating funded hours through a choice of term time only or all year-round sessions.  Families are also able to add hours, sessions or days to their child’s attendance by prior booking and subject to advertised nursery fees.

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