Opening Times & Term Dates

All dates are subject to change – alterations will be posted to the website and published in the Newsletter. 


TERM DATES 2024 - 2025



Inset Day:

Monday 8th January 2024

Term Starts:

Wednesday 4th September 2024

Half Term: 

Monday 12th - Friday 16th February 2024

Term Ends: 

Thursday 28th March 2024


     SUMMER TERM 2024

Inset Day:

Monday 15th April 2024 

Term Starts:

Tuesday 16th April 2024

Bank Holiday:

Monday 6th May 2024

Half Term: 

Monday 27th May – Friday 31st May 2024

Term Ends: 

Thursday 18th July 2024 for children that are not graduating this year & Friday 19th July 2024 @1pm for the children graduating


     AUTUMN TERM 2024

Inset Day:

Monday 2nd September and Tuesday 3rd September 2024

Term Starts:

Wednesday 4th September 2024

Half Term: 

Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November 2024

Term Ends: 

Friday 13th December @ 1pm



Inset Day:

Monday 6th January 2025

Term Starts:

Tuesday 7th January 2025

Half Term: 

 Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February 2025

Term Ends: 

Friday 4th April 2025 @1pm


     SUMMER TERM 2025

Inset Day:

Tuesday 22nd April 2025

Term Starts:

Wednesday 23rd April 2025

Bank Holiday:

Monday 5th May 2025

Half Term: 

Monday 26th May – Friday 30th May 2025

Term Ends: 

Thursday 17th July 2025 for children that are not graduating this year & Friday 18th July 2025 @1pm for the children graduating




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 required, either mornings or afternoons.

Hourly rate:                          Child age 2 - £11.5

Child age 3 - £9.70















Full Day










8am – 8:45am

8:45am – 1pm

1pm – 4pm

8:45am – 4pm

4pm – 5pm










2yr old: £45.5

2yr old: £40

2yr old: £85




3yr old: £40.5

3yr old: £35

3yr old: £75



Here at Twinkle Stars, where we are dedicated to establishing a nurturing and inclusive environment for every child. Our commitment to Montessori education requires highly trained educators and specialized equipment, and enabling us to provide your child with a comprehensive and high-quality educational experience. Each of our key workers holds a degree or higher, and we maintain a low teacher-to-child ratio of 1:3 for age 2 and 1:5 for age 3.


To sustain the quality of our Montessori program, we implement a Montessori Supplemental Fee for those eligible for either 15 or 30-hour funding. We gladly accept various funding options and childcare vouchers. If you qualify for the any funding please provide us with your code for verification. For further details on our Montessori Supplemental Fee, we encourage you to refer to our grant letter. Please note we only accept 15 funded children per session so the sooner you give us your code the better. We are committed to transparency and are available to address any inquiries you may have about our fee structure. Thank you for considering entrusting us with your child's education.


Supplemental Fee Prices:


Child age 2

Child age 3







Full day:





Please note we will be offering a monthly discount of 5% if your child is signed up for 5 full days a week. This will be reflected in your monthly invoice.



A non-refundable registration fee of £150 and a refundable deposit of £100 are charged to secure your child a place and should be enclosed with the registration form. The deposit of £100 is only refundable on your last invoice before your child leaves to school. The registration fee of £150 also covers a mini interview with parents upon their child joining Twinkle Stars, 3 settling-in sessions of 1 hour each and a home visit if 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. 


Breakfast Club @ £9 (8am – 8:45am only)
Snacks @ £25 Per Month 
Extra session - (Subject to availability) 

After school 4pm - 5pm @£9

EXTRA CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES @ £4 per class (Drama and French are not currently running) 

  • Bumpkin Yoga (free of charge every Thursday 14:40 pm - 15:10 pm)
  • Science Club (free of charge, once a month on Wednesday's 14:40 pm - 15:10 pm)  
  • Music and Movement Tuition (every Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 pm) £4
  • Sports (P.E.) Tuition (every Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm) £4
  • Rhyme Library (once a month) Dates to be confirmed on nursery Newsletter
  • Nature Walk (once a term)
  • Art Project (once a term) 


Funding for 2, 3 and 4 year olds are available. The Early Years Entitlement funds a maximum of 15 or 30 hours per 38 weeks. We consider the funding for each session over 38 weeks where we can deduct from your total invoice. A Montessori supplemental fee applies after funding to all customers, for more information contact management. 


Breakfast Club

08:00 – 08:45

Registration and circle time

08:45 – 09:00

Montessori Morning Session

09:00 – 13:00

Lunch time

12:00 – 12:30

Montessori Afternoon Session

13:00 – 16:00

Kids Club 

16:00 - 17:00 


(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 4:00pm finish time and 5:00pm finish time – More than 15 minutes’ lateness will be subject to £15 for the first 15 minutes and £1 for every minute thereafter.

BREAKFAST CLUB 8:00 – 8:45 (breakfast and drink)

We provide breakfast club for an extra charge of £9.  

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


Snack are available to the children for the whole session.   

Our menu for snack will vary from:
A variety of vegetables and fruits. Toast with butter. Rice crackers, bread sticks, cheese, raisins, still water, cow's milk and oat milk. From time to time teachers will introduce exotic fruits to the children. (All allergies must be communicated to the nursery manager).