Opening Times & Term Dates

 

 

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

 

 

TERM DATES 2022 - 2023

 

AUTUMN TERM 2022

Inset Day:

     Thursday 1st September & Friday 2nd September 2022

         Friday 25th  November 2022 - Wellbeing Day 

Term Starts:

     Monday 5th September 2022

Half Term: 

     Monday 17th October – Friday 28th October 2022 - 2 weeks

                    (Holiday Camp Available) 

Term Ends: 

     Friday 16th December 2021 (Term ends at 12 noon)

SPRING TERM 2023

Inset Day:

     Wednesday 4th January 2023 

Term Starts:

     Thursday 5th January 2023

Half Term: 

    Monday 13th - Friday 17th February 2023

Term Ends: 

     Friday 31st March 2023 

                (Term ends at 12 noon)

SUMMER TERM 2023

Inset Day:

     Wednesday 19th April 2023 

Term Starts:

     Thursday 20th April 2023

Bank Holiday:

     Monday 1st May 2023

Half Term: 

     Monday 29th May – Friday 2rd June 2023

Term Ends: 

    Friday 21st July 2023 (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 required, either mornings or afternoons.

Prices below are for children without the funding

 Mornings
 (9:00 – 12:00) 

Child age 2 @£33

Child age 3 @£27.5

 Afternoons
(12:00 – 15:00) 

Child age 2 @£30

Child age 3 @25.5

 Full Days
(9:00 – 15:00) 

Child age 2 @£60

Child age 3 @£52

 

   

 

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 @ £9.50 (8am – 9am only)
Snacks @ £60 Per Term - equivalent of £4.30 per week as contribution  
Extra session @ £33 (age 2) or £27.5 (age 3) morning or £30 (age 2) or £25.5 (age 3) afternoon - (Subject to availability)  
Extra Hour @ £11 (age 2) or @ £9.50 (age 3) - (Subject to availability)  

NEW - Kids Club (Ages 3 - 5) @ £25 - 3 - 6pm (includes light tea) 

EXTRA CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES @ £5 per class (Drama and French are not currently running) 

Bumpkin Yoga (free of charge, every Wednesday3pm) 
Science Club (free of charge, every Monday 3pm) 
Drama, Music & Movement (every Monday 3pm) 
French Group Tuition (by appointment after 3pm) 
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 £5.29 per hour. We consider the funding for each session over 38 weeks where we can deduct from your total invoice. A Montessori Fee applies after funding to all customers, for more information contact management. 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
Kids Club  15:00 - 18:00 


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 and 6:00pm finish time – More than 15 minutes’ lateness will be subject to £15 for the first 15 minutes and £10 every five minutes thereafter.

 

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

We provide breakfast club for an extra charge of £9.5.  

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.

 

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 manager).