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Adventure play area

We are open Monday to Friday from 7.30am until 6.00pm, closing only on Bank Holidays.  

FEES 2017


BIRTH - TWO YEARS (0-2 YRS)    
     
MORNINGS:
8.30pm - 12.30pm
£ 22.40

or

 
AFTERNOONS:
1.30pm - 5.30pm
£ 22.40
 
 
FULL DAY:
8.30pm until 5.30pm
£ 43.50
 
FULL TIME:
Monday to Friday 8.30pm until 5.30pm
£198.50

TWO YEARS - FIVE YEARS (2-5 YRS)    
     
MORNINGS:
8.30pm - 12.30pm
£ 19.00

or

 
AFTERNOONS:
1.30pm - 5.30pm
£ 19.00
 
 
FULL DAY:
8.30pm until 5.30pm
£ 38.00
 
FULL TIME:
Monday to Friday 8.30pm until 5.30pm
£174.50
     

GOVERNMENT FUNDING IS AVAILABLE FOR 2 YEAR OLDS .
GOVERNMENT FUNDING IS AVAILABLE FOR ALL 3 & 4 YEAR OLDS .
BOTH SUBJECT TO CRITERIA AND AVAILABILITY

For more information on 2 year old funding for eligible children, click on the following link;

 
EXTENDED SESSION:

(12.30-1.30pm) including Homemade
lunch (0-5yrs)

£ 8.00
 
EARLY SESSION:
From 7.30am Including toast & milk
£ 6.50
 
 
LATE FINISH:
Until 6.00pm
£ 5.00
 
 

To view a sample lunch menu please click here to view as a word file or here to view as a pdf file

 

FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

There are many different kinds of financial support available to help you and your family pay for childcare. Whether you are working full-time, have a part-time job or are self-employed, there may be some financial help available for you towards your childcare costs. The support available to you will depend on your circumstances.  This quick reference guide explains what support you may be entitled to and how to find out more about it.

ALL FAMILIES

Type of support

Who can claim

Details

How to find out more

Child Benefit

All parents and carers, whatever their income and savings.

• Paid for each child under 16 (or under 20 if in education or training).
• Amount depends on the age of the child.
• Usually paid every 4 weeks.

Phone:
0845 302 1444
Visit:
www.hmrc.gov.uk/childbenefit
You’ll need to fill in a claim form (available through these contacts) and send in your child’s birth or adoption certificate.

Child Tax Credit
(CTC)

All parents and carers, whatever their income and savings.

• Paid if you are responsible for at least one child or young person who normally lives with you. You don’t have to be working to claim Child Tax Credit.
• The amount you get will depend on your circumstances and income. If you live with your partner, your incomes will be added together when your claim is assessed.

Phone:
0800 195 0137
Email:
lancsfis@lancashire.gov.uk
Tax Credit Helpline:
0845 300 3900
Visit:
www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits

Free Early Years Entitlement for 3 and 4- year-olds
(FEYE)
Free Early Years Entitlement for 2 year-olds (FEYE)

All parents and carers, whatever their income and savings.
Families who are eligible to claim certain benefits.

• Every 3- and 4-year-old in Lancashire can have up to 15 free hours of childcare a week from the term following their 3rd birthday.
• Up to 15 hours of free childcare a week for 38 weeks of the year from the term after the child turns 2.
• Places are available at a range of nurseries, pre-schools, playgroups and childminders.

Phone:
0800 195 0137
Email:
lancsfis@lancashire.gov.uk
Some two-year-olds are eligible for 15 hours free childcare.
To find out visit:
www.lancashire.gov.uk/childcare

 
WORKING FAMILIES

Type of support

Who can claim

Details

How to find out more

Working Tax Credit
(WTC)

You can get Working Tax Credit if:
• you’re aged 16 or over;
• you work a certain number of hours a week;
• you get paid for the work you do (or expect to); and
• your income is below a certain level

• Based on the hours you work and get paid for or expect to be paid for. You can claim if you work for someone else or if you’re self-employed.
• You get a basic amount and extra (known as ‘elements’) on top of this.
• How much you get depends on things like your circumstances and income.
• Money is paid directly into your bank or building society account every week or 4 weeks.

Phone:
0800 195 0137
Email:
lancsfis@lancashire.gov.uk
Tax Credit Helpline:
0845 300 3900
Visit:
www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits

Childcare Element of Working Tax Credit
(WTC)

Parents and carers who work 16 hours or more a week and pay for Ofsted registered childcare.

• Can be worth up to 70% of your childcare costs depending on your income and the cost of your childcare

Phone:
0800 195 0137
Email:
lancsfis@lancashire.gov.uk
Tax Credit Helpline:
0845 300 3900
Visit:
www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits

Childcare Vouchers

All parents who are employed who make National Insurance contributions and pay Income Tax.

• Your employer may offer you childcare vouchers to help with childcare costs in return for a reduction in your pay - known as a ‘salary sacrifice’.
• Childcare vouchers may affect the amount of tax credits you can get.

Phone:
0800 195 0137
Email:
lancsfis@lancashire.gov.uk

 
PARENTS WHO ARE STUDYING

Type of support

Who can claim

Details

How to find out more

Care to Learn

Teenage parents aged under 20.

• Financial support for the costs of childcare so  you can continue in education or training.
• costs are paid direct
to the childcareprovider.

Learner Support Service:
0800 121 8989
Visit: www.direct.gov.uk/caretolearn

Discretionary Learner Support Fund (including Discretionary Childcare 20+)

Students aged 19 or over who are attending a further education college.

• Can help with a variety of costs, including childcare.

You can apply at your college by speaking to the student support or welfare officer.

Childcare Vouchers

All parents who are employed who make National Insurance contributions and pay Income Tax.

• Your employer may offer you childcare vouchers to help with childcare costs in return for a reduction in your pay - known as a ‘salary sacrifice’.
• Childcare vouchers may affect the amount of tax credits you can get.

Phone:
0800 195 0137
Email:
lancsfis@lancashire.gov.uk

Hardship fund/bursaries Students facing extreme financial difficulties. • Some colleges and universities offer this help if you’re facing extreme financial difficulties.
• They are usually 1off payments that you do not have to repay.
Speak to the student services or welfare officer at your university.
Childcare Grant Full-time students with a child aged up to 15 (or 17 if your child has special needs). • Based on your personal circumstances. The grant can cover up to 85% of your registered childcare costs for 52 weeks of the year.
• Paid in 3 instalments and does not have to be repaid.
• You cannot get this grant if you claim the childcare element of Working Tax Credit.
Student Finance:
0845 300 5090
Parents’ Learning Allowance Full-time students. • Supports you with course-related costs such as childcare, travel, books, & equipment. The amount you receive will depend on your circumstances.
• Paid in three instalments alongside your Student Loan. You will not have to repay it.
Student Finance:
0845 300 5090
Access to Learning Fund Full- and part-time students. • Available through your university/ college. It provides extra financial support to help stay on  courses if the Childcare Grant does not cover all the costs of your childcare.
• The amount you receive will depend on your circumstances
Speak to the student services or welfare officer at your university or college.
Professional and Career Development Loans Students aged 18 or over who are on a vocational course. • Covers two years of study whilst you are in education or job-related training – plus up to one year’s practical experience, if this is part of the course.
• Can be used to pay for childcare costs.
Visit:
www.direct.gov.uk/pcdl
Educational or Charitable Trusts Funding Full- and part-time students aged 16 or over. • Provides limited funding for individual students. Educational Grants Service (EGS) :
020 7241 7459
Visit:
www.family-action.org.uk
NHS Student Grants and Bursaries Students studying an NHS accredited course. • A range of bursaries, fee payments and grants.
• Some are based on your income and savings, some are not.
NHS Business Services Authority:
0300 330 1345 or
0191 279 0570
Visit:
www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/students
 

FAMILIES LIVING WITH DISABILITIES OR SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

Type of support

Who can claim

Details

How to find out more

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

People aged 16 to 64 with a long-term health condition or disability.

You’ll need an assessment to work out the level of help you get.

• A monthly cash benefit from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) for people who have a disability and need help with personal care (daily living component), getting around (mobility component) or both.

Decisions are based on how your condition affects you, not the condition you have.

New Claim Line:
0800 917 2222
Text phone:
0800 917 7777

Or contact your local Jobcentre Plus office.

Direct Payments

Adults or children with a disability.

• Money to pay for services and equipment personally, instead of having them arranged by your local authority. These payments may be provided by social services after an assessment process.

• Can be very useful in allowing you to shape your own childcare package, including support and services that are not routinely provided by community care services.

Direct Payments Support Service:
01772 535683
visit:
www.lancashire.gov.uk
If you already receive social care services and would like to receive Direct Payments:
0845 053 0009
If you need independent help with your caring role and want to talk to someone about the options available to you:
Carers Direct Helpline:
0808 802 0202

Disabled child element of Child Tax Credit (CTC)

You can claim if:
• you receive Personal Independence Payment for your child;
• Personal Independence Payment has stopped for your child because they are a patient in hospital; or
• your child is registered (or certified) as blind, or has come off the blind register in the last 28 weeks.

• Provides extra support if you are claiming Personal Independence Payment for your child. t.

Phone:
0800 195 0137
Email:
lancsfis@lancashire.gov.uk
Tax Credit Helpline:
0845 300 3900
Visit:
www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits