Welcome to Buttons Nursery!
Mrs Porter and Mrs Ball would like to welcome you to our fabulous Buttons Nursery class!
Welcome to our class webpage where you can find out about our amazing learning journey. You will find information about our activities, examples of our work and comments from us! Please visit often to see our learning journey develop.
Sessions and Fees
Funded ( Free) Childcare
Some 2 year olds will be entitled to 15 hours of free early education per week, for 38 weeks of the year. This is known as the ‘ 2 year old offer’.
Please speak to a member of staff if you think you may be eligible.
We will support you with your application.
Sessions and Fees
The following sessions and fees are effective as of 1st September 2019. They are reviewed each year and are subject to change (adequate notice of changes will always be given)
For those in receipt of the universal offer of 15 hours, funded hours are available as follows:
- 5 mornings (08:45 – 11:45)
- 5 afternoons (12:30 – 3:30)
- 2 full days (8:45 – 2:45) plus one morning or afternoon.
For those in receipt of the extended offer of 30 hours, funded hours are available as follows:
4 full days (8:45-3:30) plus one morning (8:45 – 11:45) or afternoon (12:30-3:30) session.
Non-government funded (Top up) sessions
The following sessions are available to purchase (subject to availability):
- Full Day (8:45 – 3.30) – £23
- Half Day (8:45-11:45 or 12:30-3:30) – £10
- Extended Half Day (11:45-3:30) – £13
- Extended Afternoon (2:45-3:30) – £3
Breakfast and After School Club
We operate a free Breakfast Club for children who are signed up. Please speak to the school office for further details.
After School Club
- 3:30-4:30 – £3
- 3:30 – 5:45 – £6.50 (this includes a meal)
After school club places must be booked in advance.
We accept payment through the following methods:
childcare voucher schemes
Please speak to a member of staff if we can further support you with payment.
We will send out a weekly invoice and usually request payment on a weekly basis.
YOU ONLY PAY FOR SESSIONS YOU USE – no deposits/ retainers/ payments for missed sessions
Development Matters 2020
Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework 2020
Please read with your child each night and sign their reading record.
Make sure bookbags are brought to school each day.
Please ensure you are signed up to Tapestry Learning Journal and have the app installed. We will communicate class related messages to you through Tapestry, as well as sharing information and images about your child’s learning.
We ask for a voluntary contribution of £1 per week. This ensures that we can pay for additional resources such as baking ingredients.
PE – RECEPTION ONLY
Please make sure that your child comes to school dressed in their outdoor PE kit every Thursday. Remove any earrings before coming to school.
Nappies and toilet training
If your child wears nappies or pull ups, please ensure we have plenty of nappies/ pull ups and wipes in school. If your child is potty training, please ensure you send in plenty of spare clothes.