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We are delighted to let parents know that, in addition to the current 15 hours per week universal nursery provision, we are offering 30 hours’ care provision. Please visit our nursery page for more information. School Tours available. details can be found in our Admissions page.

St Gregory'sCatholic Primary School

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Early Years Ofsted Report September 2018

 

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30 Hours Nursery Provision - from September 2022

 

St Gregory’s is delighted to let parents know that, in addition to the current 15 hours per week universal nursery provision, we are offering 30 hours’ care provision from September 2021.

Children can start Nursery the term after their 3rd Birthday.

There will be formal intakes three times per year, subject to places being available - September / January / April.

The Nursery sessions are as follows:

We operate a soft start for the beginning of the day between 8.40am - 9am. Children can arrive at anytime during this time slot.
The morning session ends at 12pm
The full-day session ends at 3.10pm

Subject to available places, parents can use their 15 hours allocation flexibly i.e. a mixture of full days + half days

Parents who are NOT eligible for childcare vouchers, will have the option to pay for the additional 15 hours per week (afternoon session). The costs are listed below:

WHOLE DAY SESSION BREAKDOWN 9am- 3.10pm
                            Hours                                                                                                                Fee

                            Morning Session (3hrs per day = 15 hrs per week)                                 Universal free childcare

                            9am - 12.00pm 

                            Afternoon Session (3hrs 10mins per day = 15 hrs 50mins per week) £20 per day £100 per week

                            12pm - 3.10pm                                                                                               (families who are not eligible for 30 hours’                                                                                                                                                                    care will need to Pay this amount)                      

 

Lunch

Parents whose children are booked for whole day sessions, will need to provide their child with a packed lunch and water bottle daily.

Breakfast Club provision for Nursery Children

From 1st November 2021 Breakfast club provision (from 7.40 am) will be available for nursery children (£5 per child, per session). Further details to follow.

Eligibility for 30 hours’ free child care

Parents are entitled to 30 hours’ free childcare if you (and your partner) are:

  • In work - or  on parental leave, sick leave or annual leave
  • Each earning at least the National Minimum Wage or Living Wage for 16 hours a week

           (£125.28 if you are over 25) and earning under £100,000 pa

  • This earnings limit does not apply if you are self-employed and started your business less than 12 months ago

           Parents may still be eligible for 30 hours free childcare if you are temporarily working fewer hours and :

  • on furlough through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  • claiming a Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant

Parents are not eligible if:

  • Only one parent works
  • Your child does not usually live with you
  • The child is your foster child
  • Either you or your partner has a taxable income of over £100,000
  • You are from outside the EEA and your UK residence card says you cannot access public funds

Parents are entitled to 30 hours’ free childcare in addition to claiming Universal Credit, tax credits, childcare vouchers or Tax-Free childcare.

You may be eligible if your partner is working and you are in receipt of Incapacity Benefit, Severe Disablement Allowance, Carer’s Allowance or Employment and Support Allowance.

Further information is available at https://www.gov.uk/30-hours-free-childcare

If you qualify for the 30hrs' childcare or would like to pay for sessions, please contact Miss O'Shea to reserve your full time place. We still have places available in our Nursery for September 2021. If you or any friends/family members have a child who is 3 years old, and requires a Nursery place, please download an application form from our website or alternatively contact the school office on  0208 997 7550 to speak to Admissions Officer Miss Kim O’Shea who will be happy to help!

For enquiries please leave your name & email address below.

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