Session times
Monday – Friday, term time only


  • Breakfast Club opens at 07:40.
  • We drop off to Commonswood School for the start of the school day or if your child is booked in with us for a Full Day or Morning Pre-School/Nursery Group session they can stay with us.
  • Pre-School/Nursery Group Full Day sessions 08:45 – 14:45
  • Pre-School/Nursery Group 3 Hour morning sessions 08:45 to 11:45
  • Pre-School/Nursery Group 3 Hour afternoon sessions 11:45 – 2:45
  • Pre-School/Nursery Group 2 Hour afternoon sessions 12:45 – 2:45
  • Pre-School/Nursery Group Lunch Clubs 11:45 to 12:45
  • After School Club runs until 18:00. We collect from Commonswood School or if your child has attended a Full Day or Afternoon session with us, they can stay on.

Fees
We charge: SEPT 2024


  • £48.00 per 6 hour Full Day session
  • £27.00 per 3 hour Pre-School/Nursery Morning Group session
  • £25.50 per 3 hour Pre-School/Nursery Afternoon Group session
  • £17.00 per 2 hour Pre-School/Nursery Afternoon Group session 12:45-2:45
  • £8.00 per Lunch Club session
  • £3.50 per Breakfast Club
  • £10.00 per After School Club session til 18.00 or £7.00 if you only book in until 17:00.
  • A 10% Sibling discount is available for Breakfast & After School Club
  • A further 5% discount if you book in for 5 x Breakfast Clubs or After School Clubs per week​

Your completed Application Form should be returned by email to info@thecommonspreschool.co.uk or dropped off to the Pre-School directly during opening hours.


Free early education and childcare



All 3 and 4 year olds can get 15 hours funded early education (570 hours per year). You can use these from the term after your child turns 3 with a pre-school, school, childminder or day nursery.

Contact us directly about place availability and when your child can start.

Some 2 year olds can get 15 hours funded early education, depending on your circumstances.

Some 3 and 4 year olds can get an extra 15 hours childcare (30 hours funding in total). This will depend on your circumstances.

CONSUMABLES FEE – Please take a moment to read the letter in the link below. This letter contains information regarding our newly introduced consumables fee.

More information relating to funding can also be found by visiting

https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/

or

https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/schools-and-education/childcare-and-advice-for-parents/free-early-education-and-childcare/childcare-and-free-early-education.aspx

Tax-free childcare



For every £8 you pay in, the government will add an extra £2, up to £2,000 per child per year – that’s up to £500 every three months.

Tax-free childcare is available for;

  • For working families, including the self-employed, in the UK,
  • With children under 12 (or under 17 if disabled)

For more information please visit

https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/