Preschool Sessions & Fees

The preschool is registered with Ofsted and can accommodate up to 28, 2,3&4 year old children in any one session. We accept children aged between 2.5 and 5 years, during school term times.

Pavilion can provide Free Early Education Entitlement of 15 up to 30 hours, subject to availability. Children become eligible for this funding at the start of the term following their third birthday. We also accommodate families eligible for 2-year old funding subject to availability, we have limited places for children aged 2.5 years. We offer an open plan play experience with all children learning together.

The child/staff ratios are set by the governing body Ofsted who are responsible for the registration and inspection of the preschool. These ratios are: one member of staff for every four children aged below three years  and one member of staff for every eight children over the age of three. At Pavilion we over staff to the required ratios to ensure all children have a positive play experience and staff are supported and have the time to plan, prepare and play with children.

Our session times are Monday to Friday 9:00am to 12:00pm and 12:15 to 3:00pm.

The single session fee is £18.00 (over 3yrs) or £20 (under 3yrs).  A full day fee is £33.00 (over 3yrs) or £35.00 (under 3yrs).  These fees are inclusive of healthy snack/drink per session.

Children who are eligible for Free Early Education Entitlement are charged a 50p per session snack fee and may be charged £2.50 lunch supervision fee if exceeding their free hours entitlement.

Invoices are prepared on a termly basis. We accept most childcare voucher schemes. For more information on your childcare funding visit:

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