Fees and Times

Are you eligible for free childcare for 2 year olds? You could be eligible for 15 hours per week during term time. For more information please visit the Family Information Service

All 3-5 year olds receive 15 hours free childcare. Your child is eligible from the term after their 3rd birthday.

We are open from 8.15am – 4.15pm

Sessions can be broken up as follows, however there is flexibility for parents’ individual needs and later slots may be available on request:

AM session: 9.15am-12.15pm.
In addition your child can increase on morning sessions by attending breakfast club at 8.15am – 9.15pm, and a lunch session at 12.15pm-1.15pm.

PM session: 1.15pm– 4.15pm

All day: 8.15/9.15am – 4.15pm

Fees are from £4.50 per child per hour, term time only

You can either provide a packed lunch or we can supply a packed lunch for £2.00, this will be made in the Pre-School kitchen at lunch time.


 Per hourPer 3 hour session5 x 3 hour am or pm sessions per weekPer 4 hour session (eg morning plus lunch hour)Full day 9.15 – 3.15Full time per week(9.15-3.15 every day)Extended full day 8.15-4.15Full time extended day per week
Flat rate (without funding)£4.50 £13.50£67.50£18.00£27.00£135.00£36.00£180.00
All 3-4 year oldsAll 3-4 year olds automatically receive 15 hours free childcare. This may be taken in order to fit in with your family’s needs.£67.50£112.50
Funded 2 year oldsSome 2 year olds are eligible for free 15 hours childcare, please check eligibility on line www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/twos or contact the Family Information Service on 01273 293545£67.50£112.50

Alex with Children

 Rev. Alex Mabbs leading songs and dancing with the children