Funding and charges

Our main nursery provision runs in line with the school day, with a morning session from 9am to 12pm and an afternoon session from 12:30pm until 3:30pm. Additional sessions are available before and after these times as well as at lunchtime.

Please see table below for fees associated with each session:

SessionTimingAssociated fee
Breakfast7:45am - 9am£4
Morning session9am - 12pm£12*
Lunch12pm - 12:30pm£2 (plus optional £2.35 for a cooked school dinner**)
Afternoon session12:30pm - 3:30pm£12*
After school club3:30pm - 5:30pm£6

*15 Hours Free Funded Childcare: All children are entitled to 15 hours of free childcare per week from the term following their 3rd birthday. Parents can choose how they wish to access their 15 hours (5 x 3 hour sessions) and can select either morning, afternoon or a combination of either.

30 Hours Childcare Eligibility: Eligible 3 & 4 year old children are able to access up to 30 hours of free provision per week. To check if you are eligible for this please click here. Please note that you must apply for this funding the term before your child is due to start Nursery.

Additional Hours: If you would like more than 15 hours but are not eligible for the extended free provision, parents are able to request additional hours, chargeable as set out in the table above.

Melton Primary School accepts Childcare Vouchers/Tax-Free Childcare payments.

** Children who are eligible for Free School Meals do not have to pay for a school meal but will still need to pay the lunchtime session fee.