Opening Times & Term Dates


TERM DATES FOR 2020 - 2021 

Twinkle Stars Montessori is in line with Barnet Council Term dates for local schools. 

 

AUTUMN TERM 2020


First Half:              Wednesday 2 September 2020 – Friday 16 October 2020 (Tuesday 1 September inset day)
Half-term:              Monday 19 October 2020 – Friday 30 October 2020 (2 weeks) 
Second Half:         Monday 2 November 2020 – Wednesday 16 December

 

SPRING TERM 2021


First Half:              Thursday 7 January 2021 – Friday 12 February 2021
Half-term:              Monday 15 February 2021 – Friday 19 February 2021
Second Half:         Monday 22 February 2021 – Wednesday 31 March 2021

SUMMER TERM 2021

 

First Half:              Tuesday 20 April 2021 – Friday 28 May 2021 (Monday 19 April, inset day) 
Half-term:              Monday 31 May 2021 – Friday 4 June 2021
Second Half:         Monday 7 June 2021 – Friday 23 July 2021

 

 

 

SESSIONS AND CHARGES

There are three terms in the academic year. Fees may vary and are based on the number of weeks or sessions attended each term and reviewed at the start of each academic year. A minimum of 3 sessions is required either mornings or afternoons.

Prices below are for children without the funding

 Mornings
 (9:00 – 12:00) @ £27

 Afternoons
(12:00 – 15:00) @ £25

 Full Days
(9:00 – 15:00) @ £50

 

   

 

REGISTRATION FEE

A non-refundable registration fee of £100 (which includes the child uniform) and a deposit of £50 are charged to secure your child a place and should be enclosed with the registration form. The registration fee also covers a mini interview with parents upon their child joining Twinkle Stars and a home visit when needed. At Twinkle Stars, we want to make sure every child receives the best comfortable care possible. 

A 7% discount from the total invoice is given to each sibling paying full fee. Children who complete full days and a full term, will receive a 5% discount for their first term upon joining. 

EXTRA CHARGES

Breakfast Club @ £9.00 (8am – 9am only)
Snacks @ £55 Per Term - equivalent of £4.30 per week as contribution  
Extra session @ £27 morning or £25 afternoon - (Subject to availability)  
Extra Hour @ £9.00 - (Subject to availability)  

EXTRA CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES @ £5 per class (Classes are not currently running) 

Bumpkin Yoga (free of charge, every Friday, am session) 
Science Club (free of charge, once a month)
Drama, Music & Movement (every Wednesday 1:15 pm - 2 pm) 
French Group Tuition (every Tuesday 11 am - 11:45 am)
Sports (P.E.) Tuition (every Thursday 09:15 am - 10:15 am) 

GOVERNMENT ENTITLEMENT

Funding for 3 and 4 year olds are available. The Early Years Entitlement funds a maximum of 15 or 30 hours per 38 weeks at the rate of £5.23 per hour. We consider the funding for each session over 38 weeks where we can deduct from your total invoice. A child is only eligible for a funded place from the term after their third birthday. A Montessori supplement fee applies to everyone recieving funding.   

YOUR CHILD'S DAY AT THE NURSERY

Breakfast Club 08:00 – 09:00
Registration and circle time 09:00 – 09:15
Montessori Morning Session 09:00 – 12:00
Lunch time 12:00 – 12:30
Montessori Afternoon Session 12:00 – 15:00


PICK UP POLICY

(If you request to pick up your child earlier please arrange this with management. Kindly note, we would like as less interruption as possible to the classes. Please observe the 3:00pm finish time – More than 15 minutes’ lateness will be subject to £15 charge and more than half hour lateness results in an extra £1 per minute.) 

 

BREAKFAST CLUB 8:00 – 9:00 (breakfast and drink)

We will be happy to provide a breakfast club. There is an extra charge of £7.50 per child per day. Please ask one of the teachers for further information. 

Breakfast to choose from:
Brown toast, cheese, butter (we do not use any form of margarine), corn flakes and rice crispies. As well as full fat cow's milk or soya milk.

 

ZERO NUTS ZONE! NO NUTS in packed lunches please!!! :)

SNACK TIMES

Snack are available to the children for the whole session.   

Our menu for snack and afterschool tea will vary from:
A variety of small sandwiches. Organic rice crackers, bread sticks and a variety of fresh chopped fruit. Bread and butter, cheese, raisins, water, full fat organic milk and soya milk. From time to time teachers will introduce exotic fruits to the children. (All allergies must be communicated to the nursery).