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Thorpe Lea Primary School

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Session Times and Fees

Nursery Admissions Policy

Seahorses (2 - 3 years) Nursery Session Times and Fees


We are offering sessions to children who are entitled to Free Early Education for Two-year-olds (FEET) and for those wishing to pay for the 15 hours sessional care.


Session Times


Monday and Tuesday  8.45 am - 3.10 pm
Wednesday  8.45 am - 11.40 am
Thursday and Friday 8.45 am - 3.10 pm
Wednesday  12.15 pm - 3.10 pm


FEET Funding Eligibility

To find out whether you are eligible for Free Early Education for Two-year-olds (FEET) please click here.


Paid Sessional Care

Thorpe Lea Primary school offers paid sessional care for two-year-olds. This sessional cost covers the fifteen hours of child care. Please contact our school office for more information on cost and availability.

Based on 2 1/2 day space per week the total will be £110.

£44 Full Day

£22 Half Day


Nursery (3 - 4 years) Nursery Session Times and Fees


At Thorpe Lea Primary and Nursery we offer both part-time and full-time Nursery places. Currently, the government fund fifteen hours of free childcare for all three-year-olds the term after they are three during term time. We provide this entitlement through a two and a half-day split week, Monday to Wednesday AM and Wednesday PM to Friday (term time only). With such large premises, we are in the position to offer parents the opportunity for their child to attend Nursery for the full day (8.40 - 3.10). Please find our session times outlined below:


Part-Time Hours* (15 hours government funded)


Session A 

Monday and Tuesday 8.45 am - 3.10 pm
Wednesday  8.45 am - 11:40 am


Session B     

Wednesday 12:15 pm - 3:10pm
Thursday and Friday 8.45 am - 3:10 pm


* Please note that Thorpe Lea Nursery provides children with their fifteen hours free entitlement each week.


Full-Time Hours (optional)

Thorpe Lea Nursery currently offers two types of full-time provision: a two and a half-day and a five day week.


30 Hours

If you work and your child is 3 or 4 years old, you may be eligible for 30 hours a week funded early education and childcare.

To claim your 30 hours, apply for your code now on the below link.


Additional Provision

Breakfast Club - There is the opportunity to drop your child off at 8.00 am through the school's breakfast club at the additional charge of £5.00 per day.

School Lunch - Those who are full time can receive a freshly cooked school lunch at the charge of £2.40 per day.


To inquire about availability or to arrange a visit please contact the school office and speak to Ms Ashcroft.