Opening Times & Term Dates

TERM DATES 2021 -2022

 

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

 

AUTUMN TERM 2021

Inset Day:

     Monday 6th September & Wednesday 20th October 

Term Starts:

     Tuesday 7th September 2021

Half Term: 

     Wednesday 20th October – Friday 29th October 2021 

Term Ends: 

     Friday 17th December 2021 (Term ends at 12 noon)

SPRING TERM 2022

Inset Day:

     Tuesday 4th January 2022

Term Starts:

     Wednesday 5th January 2022

Half Term: 

     14th-18th February 2022

Term Ends: 

     Friday 1st April 2022 


SUMMER TERM 2022

Inset Day:

     Tuesday 19th April 2022 

Term Starts:

     Wednesday 20th April 2022

Bank Holiday:

     Monday 2nd May 2022

Half Term: 

     30th May – 3rd June 2022

Term Ends: 

    Friday 22nd July 2021 (Term ends at 12 noon)

 

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 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 @ £60 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 (Drama and French 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 Thursday 1:15 pm - 2 pm) 
French Group Tuition (every Tuesday 11 am - 11:45 am)
Sports (P.E.) Tuition (every Wednesday 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 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 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 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, cow milk and soya milk. From time to time teachers will introduce exotic fruits to the children. (All allergies must be communicated to the nursery).