Fees are payable within the first two weeks of each half term. Each booked session must be paid for regardless od sickness or holidays as staffing levels are fixed based on the number of sessions taken.
Fifteen hours per week are funded by Derby City Council under the Grant Funded Nursery Education Scheme. Three year olds from the term following their third birthday and all four year olds are eligible to receive these places.The manager will talk to you about this in the half term before your child is eligible. The preschool can also offer the additional 15 hours if both parents are working more than 16 hours weekly.
Heatherton Preschool offers free funding for two year olds. To see if you qualify for this visit Derby City Council website or contact Families Information Service on 01332 642610.
If you have difficulty with payment, you may be able to receive help within the preschool fees, please speak in confidence to the manager for more information. Childcare tax allowances are available for most parents - see inland revenue website - http://www.taxcredits.inlandrevenue.go.uk
If you decide to withdraw your child from preschool you are required to give one months notice.
Fees will be charged at £6.00 per hour for all children. If your child is three or four years old and eligible for the government funding of fifteen hours per week it will be deducted from your bill
Children who stay for lunch club will be charged £3.00.