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Thorpe Lea Primary School

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Session Times and Fees

Nursery Admission Policy

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 Tuesday8.45 am - 3.10 pm
Wednesday 8.45 am - 11:40 am


Session B     

Wednesday12:15 pm - 3:10pm
Thursday and Friday8.45 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 £2.45 per day.


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