Fees & Sessions 2019/20

Each year at Nurture Outdoor Kindergarten we review our fees. We strive to keep several important goals in mind: building a sustainable, financially healthy kindergarten, making Nurture Outdoor Kindergarten accessible to as many families as possible, and staying true to our mission and philosophy. You can expect an increase of between 4% and 8% each year.

A community fee of £6 per month applies*



 


 

Community Interest Programme

At NOK, we take the time to build deep relationships, and we value teamwork. As you walk around NOK you are always aware of the families who have supported and actively worked on the growth of our Kindergarten. Community interest and participation is the lifeblood of NOK and we love and thank everyone who has given their time and resources throughout the history of our Kindergarten. Our families choose to support our community in a range of Parent Teams or wherever small jobs are needed.

Families who choose to participate in the Community Interest Programme receive a discount on fees as follows:

Morning - £36.50

Part Day - £47.25

Full Day- £54.70

Flexi-school - £42.00

Community Fee* - £5.67 per month

Further details of the Community Interest Programme are provided in the parent handbook. If you have questions then please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 

Nursery Education Funding (for 3 & 4 Year Olds)

We offer a maximum of 6 hours of Government funding per day (9am to 12pm and 2.30pm to 5.30pm, see funding). We apply a charge for the additional hours outside of the funded hours. We are open 48 weeks of the year, offering Government funding of 570 hours or 1140 hours "stretched" throughout the year, which equates to a maximum of:

  • 11.88 hours per week over 48 weeks of the year
  • 23.75 hours per week over 48 weeks of the year

Chargeables include:

  • Additional hours
  • Consumables - morning snack, hot lunch, afternoon tea
  • Chargeable sessions - woodwork, bushcraft, relaxation & mindfulness, breakfast club

Fees are broken down as follows:

  • Total Hours Attending (e.g. x 4 full days - 34 hours)
  • Funded Hours (e.g. x 4 full days - 23.75 hours)
  • Additional Hours (e.g. x 4 full days - 10.25 hours)
  • Consumables (e.g. x 4 morning snack, hot lunch, afternoon tea)
  • Chargeable sessions (e.g. x 4 breakfast club)

Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

 


 

Free Places Programme

The opportunity to provide assistance for families in need is an important aspect of our mission and values. Nurture Outdoor Kindergarten offers free places for qualifying children. If you are eligible for two-year-old government funding or Pupil Premium you will be eligible for our Nurture Outdoor Kindergarten programme of free places.

A minimum of 2 morning sessions (8.00am to 12.45pm) per week can be provided for eligible two-year-olds. We aim to ensure a child can continue to access these places following their third birthday.

You can check eligibility for these free places here:

www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/free-childcare-and-education-for-2-to-4-year-olds

If you have further questions or would like to obtain a parent funding form then please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 

*A community fee is payable each month, with funds being ring fenced for community events and projects, including repairs and maintenance.