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Session Times and Fees

Session Times and Fees

Admission into our Pre-School can happen throughout the year so children can join Little Cherries Pre-School at any time from 3 years old (as long as places are available).  We would be delighted to arrange an appointment for you to visit us and experience what we have to offer for yourself. 

Session Times and Fees

Sessions available:

8:45am – 3:15pm – Full Day  (6.5 hours = £32.50)

8:45am – 11:45am – Morning  (3 hours = £15.00)

8:45am – 12:15pm – Extended Morning (morning + Lunch) (3.5 hours = £17.50)

11:45am – 3:15pm – Extended Afternoon (Lunch + Afternoon) (3.5 hours = £17.50)

12:15pm – 3:15pm – Afternoon (3 hours = £15.00)


Lunch at Pre-school

Children can purchase a hot lunch from our catering partner, ‘Dolce’. Parents will order using the online website SchoolGrid, costs and log-in details will be given out with registration. Alternatively, pupils can bring a packed lunch from home.


Pre-School Wraparound provision

There will also be an extra option to book a place in our Pre-School Wraparound service which will run from:-

7:30am – 8:45am Monday to Friday at a daily cost of £8.00

3:15pm – 4:30pm Monday to Friday at a daily cost of £8.00

3:15pm – 6:00pm Monday to Friday at a daily cost of £12.00



The school will require regular payment of Pre-School invoices, failure to do so will result in the place being withdrawn.

Families can use the Government funded free hours at Little Cherries, along with the national childcare voucher scheme and Government Tax Free child-care scheme.


Funding information

All 3 year old children are eligible for universal 15 hours of funding, beginning the term after the child turns 3 years old. Parents will need to apply and register to see if they are eligible for the extended 30 hours funding

Parents can apply for a place for up to five days a week from 8:45am-3:15pm.