The woodland nursery on the edge of the city

General Information

Our Fees

We are open 50 weeks of the year. Bank holidays and planned closure days are not charged. Prices are inclusive of meals, snacks and nappies. If you receive any early years funding (some 2 year olds and all 3 and 4 year olds), snacks and meals will be chargeable during these hours.

Term time only options

Attendance patterns are 5 days per week, 38 weeks per year.

Children from the term after they turn 2 up to the term after they turn 3:

Nursery education funding deducted from invoices
(15 hours maximum for eligible 2 year olds)

SessionTimePrice per session
Session:
Mornings
Time:
8.45am - 11.45am
Price per session:
£16.29 (FREE if eligible for 2 year funding)
Session:
Afternoons
Time:
12.45pm - 3.45pm
Price per session:
£16.29 (FREE if eligible for 2 year funding)

Children from the term after they turn 3 up to School age:

Nursery education funding deducted from invoices (15 hours maximum for all 3 and 4 year olds, 30 hours for eligible 3 and 4 year olds) All additional hours charged at £5.28 per hour.

SessionTime
Session:
Mornings
Time:
9.00am - 12.00noon
Session:
Afternoons
Time:
12.45pm - 3.45pm
Session:
Days (Option 1)
Time:
9.00am - 3.00pm
Session:
Days (Option 2)
Time:
9.00am - 4.00pm

All year round options

Attendance patterns are 5 days per week, 50 weeks per year.

SessionTimePrice per session
Session:
10 hours (Full day)
Time:
8.00am - 6.00pm
Price per session:
£54.30
Session:
8 hour session (Core day)
Time:
8.00am - 4.00pm
Price per session:
£43.44
Session:
Emergency hourly rate
Time:
Price per session:
£8.36

Children from the term after they turn 3 years, up to 5 years – £5.28 per hour
Nursery education funding deducted from invoices
(15 hours maximum for all children, 30 hours maximum for eligible children)

SessionTimePrice per session
Session:
10 hours (Full day)
Time:
8.00am - 6.00pm
Price per session:
£52.80
Session:
8 hour session (Core day)
Time:
8.00am - 4.00pm
Price per session:
£42.24
Session:
Emergency hourly rate
Time:
Price per session:
£8.36

T&C's

Deposit: 2 weeks fees – refundable at end of contract (provided notice criteria met) 

Minimum booking: 16 hours per week 

Discounts: 5% discount for children attending five full days (10 hours per day) per week 

Childcare Vouchers: Various schemes accepted 

Nursery Education Funding (NEF) Children qualify for NEF the term after their 3rd birthday, and for some 2 year olds, the term following their 2nd birthday. This funding will be reimbursed on your bill, for the first 15/30 hours of your booked sessions per week. This funding can be taken over 38 weeks, or in some cases stretched across 50 weeks. 

Meals: Charges will be made for meals during NEF funded hours. These will be charged at:
£2 per breakfast (8am)
£2.55 per lunch (12noon)
£2 per tea (5pm) 

Help paying for childcare

At Hardmoor we accept Childcare vouchers, Tax Free Childcare and Early Years funding for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.  

Children qualify for Early Years Funding the term after their 3rd birthday and for some 2 year olds, the term after their 2nd birthday. At Hardmoor this funding can be used for term time only childcare (38 weeks) or stretched across the full year (50 weeks). Charges are made for meals during the funded hours.

To find out more about help paying for childcare and what you can access click here

“ Both my children have attended this nursery and it is brilliant! They are excellent at seeing the child as an individual and bringing them in to their own. The staff are well trained, caring and committed. The centres facilities are superb and they are increasingly utilising these in their play. ”