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img_2476School and Nursery Fees

We believe every child should be able to access high-quality education to give them the best possible start in life. Whether you are searching for a nursery, pre-school or main school place for your child, we work hard to ensure our fees are affordable, flexible and offer exceptional value.

Below are details of our current Nursery and School fees. However, if you have any questions, or wish to discuss any aspect of what we offer, please get in touch.

Early Years Free Education Entitlement (EYFE)img_2183

Academic Year 2017/2018

Every child from the term after they turn 3 years old is entitled to 570 hours of free early years education per year with a maximum of 15 hours per week.

At Our Lady’s, funded hours can be taken over 2 – 5 days using a combination of time blocks within a minimum of 3 hours and a maximum of 6 hours in any one day. This enables a variable number of combinations tailored to suit individual needs.

EYFE Entitlement Examples and Options

Here are some examples of how the funded 15 hours could be taken using a combination of sessions:

3 days
9am-3pm (6) + 9am-3pm (6) + 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm (3) = 15 hours

4 days
9am-3pm (6) + 3 x 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm = 15 hours

5 days
5 x 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm = 15 hours

Here are some other popular examples:

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The 570 hours can also be stretched over the whole year with children attending for 11.2 hours per week for 51 weeks. What’s more, children can attend for any combination of the above sessions with one session being reduced by 50 minutes, but this must be agreed in advance. This agreement is accounted for in the fees quoted below.

Monthly fees for additional wrap around care – open link below –

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Some children are eligible for an additional 15 funded hours, which gives a total of 1,140 funded hours each year. These 30 hours each week can be accessed at Our Lady’s by children attending three, four or five days each week. These hours are only offered stretched over 51 weeks which amounts to 22.5 hours each week. Discounts are applied for full-time places and more sessions attended, and these are included in the fees quoted above.


EYFE only places

For those parents wishing to access a Nursery place for only the EYFE of 15 hours/week, a limited number of places (up to a maximum of 25%) are offered in a flexible pattern subject to availability and a waiting list. There is no administration fee or deposit held for pupils accessing these places.

Selecting your EYFE provider

Within Wokingham Borough, there are a variety of Early Years providers offering the EYFE entitlement. Some may offer the EYFE entitlement only, without access to any additional services. Others may offer it over fewer hours of the week, or fewer weeks of the year. Parents are encouraged to choose a service provider which best meets their needs. Our Lady’s Nursery offers flexible sessions to fit in with the free entitlement terms and conditions.

Charges for additional services

All additional charges are included in the fees quoted above and are charges for additional services that apply to Nursery fees outside of the EYFE 15 hours/week entitlement. These include, but are not exclusively limited to:

  • Breakfast, morning break drinks and snacks, hot school lunch and afternoon tea
  • Off-site swimming sessions
  • French, Spanish and Mandarin tuition
  • ‘Jo Jingles’ and PE sessions
  • ‘SoccerinSchools’ sessions
  • Forest school visits
  • Pottery sessions (clay included)
  • Cookery lessons (ingredients included)
  • All trips, workshops and visits
  • Administrative charges

The EYFE hours are completely free of charge. This will be clearly shown on your invoice and you will only be charged for the additional services you agree to take.

Nursery

  • Available from the age of 3 months up to 5 years
  • Care provided 8am to 6pm 51 weeks of the year (excluding Christmas week and bank holidays)
  • Fees are dependent on number of hours/days selected
  • Breakfast included for children arriving by 8.15am
  • Lunch, tea and snacks included

 

Standard Nursery Fees

  • 5 Days – £1,085 per monthimg_2251
  • 4 Days –  £951 per month
  • 3 Days  – £767 per month
  • 2 Days  – £553 per month
  • Additional full day, 8am to 6pm (by arrangement) – £82 per day
  • Extra morning (8am to 1pm including lunch) £40.00 per morning
  • Extra afternoon (1pm to 6pm including tea) £36.50 per afternoon

Extended hours before 8am and after 6pm:

  • £7.65 per hour if pre-booked
  • £10.20 per hour ad hoc

Please note:
We are unable to offer refunds on any sessions that your child does not attend. As our fees are calculated on an annual basis and divided by 12 to arrive at a monthly fee we cannot offer discounts for holidays, bank holidays or sickness due to the cost of staffing the facilities. Unfortunately, we are also unable to swap days as this can affect ratios and staffing.

Standard Nursery Services

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  • Breakfast, morning break drinks & snacks, hot school lunch and afternoon tea
  • Off-site Swimming sessions
  • French, Spanish and Mandarin tuition
  • ‘Jo Jingles’ and PE sessions
  • ‘SoccerinSchools’ sessions
  • Forest School visits
  • Pottery sessions (clay included)
  • Cookery lessons (ingredients included)
  • Additional trips, workshops and visits

Receptionimg_2085

  • Available from the September after your child’s fourth birthday up to Year 6
  • Education and care provided from 8am to 6pm 51 weeks of the year (excluding Christmas week and bank holidays)
  • Extended care from 6am until 8pm available for additional fee
  • Lunch, tea and snacks included

Reception Fees

  • £565 per calendar month for 12 monthsimg_3032
  • Extended care from 6am and until 8pm fee of £7.65 per hour pre-booked and £10.20 per hour ad hoc

Please note:
Parents must commit to full attendance during the core school hours of 8.45am to 3.45pm each term time day. Attendance during non-term time is at the family’s discretion.

Year 1-6

  • Education and care provided from 8am to 6pm 51 weeks of the year (excluding Christmas week and bank holidays)
  • Extended care from 6am until 8pm available for additional fee
  • Lunch, tea and snacks included

Year 1-6 Fees

  • £565 per calendar month for 12 months
  • Extended care from 6am and until 8pm fee of £7.65 per hour pre-booked and £10.20 per hour ad hoc

Please note:
Parents must commit to full attendance during the core school hours of 8.45am to 3.45pm each term time day. Attendance during non-term time is at the family’s discretion.

Admission fees

Although we try to keep additional charges and administration costs as low as possible, we do charge additional fees for admission:

  • Administration fee of £50 per child to enrol at the School (non-refundable)
  • Acceptance of Nursery place fee of £200 per child and acceptance of School place £500 per child, (refundable when a child leaves Our Lady’s and where a month’s notice is given and all fees are paid up to date)
  • A top up fee of £300 per child for the reservation of a place in Reception who previously registered for a Nursery place only (refundable)

 

 

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