30 HOURS FUNDED CHILDCARE AVAILABLE: funded places available for eligible parents, children aged 2-4. Please pop in or contact us

Jack and Jill Nursery, Corfe Mullen

Well-established day nursery for children from 3 months.

Fees

Fees and Other Charges 2022

Will my child receive Early Years funding or will I need to pay for nursery?

  • AGES 0-2: Most children aged 0-2 years do not receive any Early Years funding so full fees are payable as per the prices below. Some eligible 2-year-old children receive means-tested “2-year old funding.” This begins the term after their second birthday. We offer 2-year-old funding on a year-round stretched basis which means an eligible child will receive up to 11 funded hours per week for 50 weeks. Please see: https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/children-families/childcare/childcare-funding/15-hours-funded-childcare-for-2-year-olds
  • UNIVERSAL FUNDING FOR CHILDREN AGED 3-4: all children aged 3-4 are eligible to receive Early Years funding. We offer this funding on “stretched” basis only which gives up to 11 funded hours per week for 50 weeks per year. This funding begins the term after the child’s third birthday.
  • EXTENDED FUNDING FOR ELIGIBLE CHILDREN AGED 3-4 (for working parents): eligible working families with children aged 3-4 can apply for extended funding (sometimes known as the “30 hours funding”). We offer this funding on “stretched” basis which gives up to 22 funded hours per week for 50 weeks per year. It is the responsibility of parents to apply for this funding from the Government website in the term before funding begins. It is also the responsibility of parents to reconfirm their eligibility every 3 months (Government requirement). This funding begins the term after the child’s third birthday.
  • STRETCHED FUNDING: Please be aware the stretched funding is only for 50 weeks per year and excludes one week over Christmas and the first week of April. Fees will apply for the April week.
  • FUNDING FOR CHILDREN AGED 4: Children aged 4 usually receive a reduced number of funded hours in the 2 terms before they start primary school. This is due to the way the council allocates funding.
  • ADDITIONAL HOURS: Parents are welcome to book additional sessions. These are charged at our standard rates.
  • SESSION AVAILABILITY: We try to be as flexible as possible with our sessions but, due to demand, it is not usually possible to book places on a “mornings only” basis. All sessions are subject to availability and there may be a waiting list for popular sessions. We do not usually offer term-time only places.
  • FUNDING START DATE: please note that all Early Years funding starts the school term after the child’s 2nd or 3rd birthday and does not therefore apply immediately after the child’s birthday.
  • MINIUMUM SESSION LENGTH: our session options are shown below. Our minimum session is 4 hours and we cannot register children for shorter sessions. This means for example, that if you receive 11 hours of funding per week and you wish to book 3 sessions per week (12 hours in total), your funding will cover 11 hours and you will be charged the normal rate for 1 hour.
  • The following websites provide detailed information on the childcare funding available:
    dorsetforyou.gov.uk/working-in-childcare/free-early-education-funding/30-hours
    childcarechoices.gov.uk
    gov.uk/childcare-calculator
    gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/free-childcare-and-education-for-2-to-4-year-olds
    gov.uk/free-early-education
  • All additional hours and services will be charged at the rates below. Funded hours for children aged 3+ are usually subject to a consumables charge as per below.

Opening hours and sessions

  • We are open year-round from 08.00-18.00 Monday to Thursday and 08.00-17.00 on Friday. We close for approximately 1 week over Christmas / New Year. We also close for all Bank Holidays.
  • The minimum booking is 2 sessions per week. You can book half-day or full day sessions. Each session is a minimum of 4 hours. We recommend that new children attend for a minimum of 3-4 sessions per week spread over 2 days to help them settle in.
  • Special discounted rates are available for full days and full-time bookings (please see below).
  • Please note that due to demand, it is not possible to book morning sessions only. Please also note that we do not usually accept children on a term-time only basis.
  • All sessions are subject to availability and we may operate a waiting list for some sessions.

Fees and Charges 2022

FEES PER HOUR / PER SESSION
Hourly rates for children attending half-day sessions or adding extra hours in addition to funded hours. Ask us about special offers for afternoons!
Morning sessions (£6.90 per hour): £27.60 per 4-hour session from 08.00 to 12.00 £34.50 per 5-hour session from 08.00 to 13.00
Afternoon sessions (£6.90 per hour): £27.60 per 4-hour session from 13.00 to 17.00 £34.50 per 5-hour session from 13.00 to 18.00
SPECIAL FULL-DAY RATES applies to full-day bookings of 9 or 10 hours which are completely non-funded) £58.50 per 9-hour day from 08.00 to 17.00 (£6.50 per hour)
£65.00 per 10-hour day from 08.00 to 18.00 (£6.50 per hour
SPECIAL FULL-TIME RATE FOR NON-FUNDED CHILDREN (minimum 4 days per week, only available for children who do not receive any funding at all) £51.60 per 8-hour day from 08.00 to 16.00 (£6.45 per hour)
£54.00 per 9-hour day from 08.00 to 17.00 (£6.00 per hour)
£60.00 per 10-hour day from 08.00 to 18.00 (£6.00 per hour)
OPTIONAL HOT LUNCH Optional 2-course hot lunch (children can bring a packed lunch from home if preferred). £3.40 per lunch / per day. Please note that some dietary preferences / requirements may incur a supplement. Please ask for details.
Consumables chargeThis charge covers snacks, arts & crafts, cookery, gardening, music & movement, sundries and sun-cream. £2.00 per half-day session / £4.00 per full-day The consumables charge only applies to funded sessions for ages 3+ and does not apply to “paid sessions” or to Funded 2’s. If you do not wish to pay this charge and would like your child to opt out of these activities / services, please contact us to discuss alternatives.
Registration fee (applies to children who pay for some or all of their sessions) £100 (non-refundable).
Administration fee for fully funded children £50 (non-refundable) Applies to all fully-funded children (Funded 2’s are exempt).
Snacks We provide healthy snacks throughout the day. Snacks are included in the fees / consumables charge
Sibling discount We offer a 5% reduction in fees for siblings. The discount applies to 1 child per family and only applies to paid hours (not funded hours, Consumables or lunches). The discount only applies to weeks when both / all siblings attend.
Late collection charge Collection after closing time – a surcharge of £15 per hour or part-hour applies. Minimum charge £15.
Sundries If nappies, wet wipes, nappy creams etc. are not supplied by parents, we may charge £2 per session to supply these.
Sun-cream (April to September inclusive) Ages 3+ From April to September inclusive, parents MUST apply sun cream before their child comes into the setting (even on cloudy days). Staff will re-apply a sensitive skin, high factor sun cream to all children as required through the day. This is included in your fees / consumables. If your child is allergic to sun-cream, please contact us to discuss.

Payment options

  • Please kindly note that fees are payable in advance and by the 1st of the month.
  • Famly Pay: Please log-in to Famly to access the payment page. Please ask Anne-Marie or Sally if you need assistance.
  • We accept payment via all the main Workplace Voucher Schemes including Busy Bees, Care4, Edenred, Co-op, etc.
  • Jack and Jill is a registered provider for the government Tax-free Childcare Scheme. Please ask us for details.
  • Payment by online banking / BACS transfer: Please see below for bank account details. Please ensure that your child’s name and the month is given as a reference.

Bank details

Bank: Lloyds Bank
Sort code: 30-91-08
Account name: Saxonbury Road Ltd, Jack and Jill
Account number: 56691868

Terms and Conditions

  • Please refer to “Fees and other charges” for details of discounts available.
  • When you book sessions at Jack and Jill, this is a contractual agreement between yourself and the nursery and fees are therefore payable in accordance with our terms and conditions from this point onwards. You will therefore need to give 8 weeks’ notice in writing if you wish to reduce your child’s hours, withdraw your child from the nursery or cancel your booking. The 8-week notice period begins from the date you register your child. If insufficient notice is given, normal fees / charges will be payable for the notice period.
  • Fees for hours booked are fixed and are payable whether your child attends or not.
  • Invoices will be sent out by email at least one week in advance of the month for which the invoice is due. Please kindly note that all fees / charges are payable by the first of the month. Please ensure that we have an up-to-date email address for you.
  • Extra sessions are subject to availability. Please contact us to check availability. Extra sessions are usually available in the school holidays.
  • Hot lunches can be booked for a minimum of 4 weeks at a time and should be requested at least 3 weeks in advance. A notice period of 3 weeks is required should you wish to cancel hot lunches for the following month. Notice must be given in writing.
  • Any adjustments to your invoice such as extra hours will be invoiced separately on the following month’s invoice.
  • If a payment reminder letter is sent to you, you will incur a £10.00 charge plus an administration charge of £10 for each week for which the fees are late. Returned cheques will incur an administration charge of £25.
  • We may not accept a child at the nursery in the case of late payment.
  • We regret that days off due to illness and holiday must be paid for as a place has been reserved for your child.
  • The nursery is closed for approximately 1 week for Christmas / New Year and you will not be charged for this period. Fees will be charged as normal for any other sessions missed due to holiday or illness, etc. Please notify the nursery of your holiday plans at least 4 weeks in advance.
  • The nursery is closed on bank holidays / public holidays. You will not be charged for any “paid hours” missed due to bank / public holidays unless this is an exceptional “one-off” holiday for national events etc.
  • We make every effort to stay open and offer a full service to all our children and parents. If however, the directors and management decide that the nursery has to close for reasons beyond our control such as snow, ice, flood, power-cut, industrial action, major health & safety issues, etc, fees / charges will be payable for your contracted hours and no refunds will be due. In such cases, we will make every effort to minimise the closure period and to notify you in advance. Any change to this policy, is solely at the discretion of the nursery.
  • If your child is required to miss nursery on the advice of a doctor, medical professional, NHS Track, PHE or similar authority either due to illness or the requirement to self-isolate or the requirement of the nursery to close part or all of the nursery, fees will be charged as normal and no refunds will be due. Any change to this policy is solely at the discretion of the nursery.
  • Once you have registered with the nursery and booked a place, eight weeks’ notice in writing is required should you wish to withdraw your child from the Nursery or if you wish to reduce the number of sessions. If insufficient notice is given, you will be charged for your normal sessions during the notice period.
  • Fees, etc will be reviewed annually. In addition, we reserve the right to review fees, etc at any time by giving 1 month’s notice.
  • We send invoices and important information by email and via the Famly app. Please ensure that we have up-to-date email address for you and that you notify us of any changes to your address or phone number. Thanks

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