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Thorpe Lea Primary School

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Session Times and Fees


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, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday            8.40am -  3.10pm

Wednesday                                                        8.40am - 12.15pm


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 care and a school dinner on each of the three days. Please contact our school office for more information on cost and availability.


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 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 a 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 8.40am - 3.10pm

                       Wednesday 8.40am - 11:45am                                             


Session B      Wednesday 12:15pm - 3.10pm

                       Thursday and Friday 8.40am - 3.10pm


* 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 of at 8.00am through the school's breakfast club at the additional charge of £3.50 per day.

School Lunch - Those who are full time can receive a freshly cooked school lunch at the charge of £2.25 per day.


To enquire about availability or to arrange a visit please contact the school office and speak to Miss Hird.