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Nursery Admission

Joining Stanhope Nursery

Stanhope Nursery welcomes children from the term after the child's 3rd birthday.

We have two sessions

AM- 8.30am until 11.30am

PM- 12.30pm until 3.30pm

All parents are entitled to the Universal 15 hours of Government funded childcare a week for children aged 3 and 4 years old. All children entitled to this funding the term after they turn 3 years old. Their birthday must fall before the cut-off date in order to receive funding the following term.

These Dates are:

 31st August for the Autumn term (September - December)

  • 31st December for the Spring term (January - April)
  • 31st March for the Summer term (May - August)

Stanhope are delighted to offer 30 hours free childcare for eligible parents.

In addition to the 15 hours Nursery provision for all children, working parents will be able to get an additional 15 hours free childcare, bringing the total number of hours to 30 a week for children aged 3 and 4 years.

The 30 hours will be offered over 5 days, between 8.30am – 3:30pm, please see the information below regarding fees. 

To qualify for 30hrs childcare

  • Both parents are in work
  • Single/sole parent is in work
  • Be employed or self-employed
  • Each parent earns less than £100,000 per year
  • One parent works and one is on specific disability or caring benefits
  • Parent/s work/s for at least 16 hours or on zero-hour contract/s

A joint online application system via www.childcarechoices.gov.uk will provide simple and straightforward access to register on the scheme. Checking of eligibility will be undertaken by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

NB: The school is able to offer an additional 15 hours to those not eligible for the funded hours. A fee will be charged and we would be happy to accept Childcare Vouchers by way of payment.

Application forms are not available online and must be collected from the school. The application form, plus the originals of birth certificate and proof of address, must be returned to the school, where the school will take copies of the supporting documents.

We are proud to be supporting this initiative.