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FEES & FUNDING

Fee’s from 01-Apr 24 to 31-Mar 25:

  • Full-day ( £ 62.70 )

    • Times: 08:00 to 17:45

    • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Tea & Snacks

  • Morning ( £ 39.50 )

    • Times: 08:00 to 13:00     

    • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks 

  • Afternoon ( £ 38.50 )

    • Times:13:00 to 17:45

    • Includes: Tea & Snacks 

  • To help with Childcare costs, we accept 15 and 30 hour funding from North Yorkshire Council, TAX Credits and Company Voucher Schemes (Subject to eligibility & availability)

  • Your free 15 or 30-Hour funding code must be applied for 2-3 months before the Term you wish to have the funding hours for ( e.g. Apply in June-July, to have funding for the Sep-Dec Term )​

  • Free Childcare funding will come into place for working families as follows:

    • From Apr 2024: 15 hours free for working families with a 2 - 3 Year old

    • From Sept 2024: 15 hours free for working families with a 9 - 23 month old 

    • From Sept 2025: 30 hours free for working families with a child from 9 months to Primary School age

  • Fees are reviewed each Year and may be adjusted for wage and cost rises.  

  • Four weeks' paid notice, ( in writing ), must be given if your child is leaving the Nursery.

  • Public Holidays and absence due to sickness are charged at full price.

  • For part time children, we will try to arrange an alternative session for Bank Holiday’s

  • The Nursery closes for two weeks at Christmas and no fees are charged for this period.

 

Funding, TAX Credits & Voucher Schemes:

  • You may be eligible for Tax Credits, please see information on our Parent notice board

  • Two, Three and Four year olds' may be eligible to receive nursery funding; this is deducted from the above prices.

  • Funding does not include food, which will be charged for each funded session attended:

    • £7.00  Full-day Food includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Tea & Snacks

    • £3.65  Morning Food includes: Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks

    • £3.35  Afternoon Food includes: Tea & Snacks

  • Fee must be paid in advance by Standing order

  • Nursery also accepts all childcare vouchers schemes ( Please check with your employer )

15 HOURS FREE CHILDCARE (Ages 2-4)

  1. Government Website

    • The Goverment Website for free Childcare Funding is https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/

    • Working Parents must re-apply for the Childcare Funding every 3-months (to update HMRC on any changes in your circumstances) before these dates, to receive your free Childare Hours for the following Term:

      • 31August - Autumn Term

      • 31 December - Spring Term

      • 31 March - Summer Term

    • Once you have completed each application you will also need to complete a Harlequin Nursery Form, which enables us to follow-up your application to confirm that it has been successful. ​

  2. Children Aged 2

    • Available for: Families in England with 2-year-old children, receiving some forms of support

    • When may I claim: From 1-Jan, 1-Apr or 1-Sep following your child’s 2nd birthday.

    • What is Provided: 15 hours of free childcare (so if eligible) = 570 hours free childcare/Year

  3. Children Aged 3-4

    • Available for: All families in England with 3 and 4-year-old children

    • When may I claim: From 1-Jan, 1-Apr or 1-Sep following your child’s 3rd birthday.

    • What is Provided:15 hours of free childcare (so if eligible) = 570 hours free childcare/Year.

 

30 HOURS FREE CHILDCARE (Ages 3-4)

  • Available for: Working families in England with 3 and 4-year-old children

  • When may I claim: Parents of children who will be 3 on 31-Aug 2017 can apply now

  • What is provided: 30 hours of free childcare (so if eligible) = 1,140 hours free childcare/Year 

  • How can I use it: Harlequin Nursery & Pre-School will 'Stretch' the 30 Hours over the Year.

 

TAX-FREE CHILDCARE ( Ages 0 - 11 )

  • Available for: For working families in the UK with children under 12 (or under 17 if disabled)

  • When may I claim: Parents of children under 4 on 31-Aug & parents of disabled children

  • What is provided: For every £8 you pay in, the government will add an extra £2, up to £2,000 per child - that's up to £500 every three months

 

TAX CREDITS ( Ages 0 - 15 )

  • Available for: For working families claiming Universal credit with children under 16

  • When may I claim: Immediately

  • What is provided: For 70% of childcare costs, up to a cap

 

UNIVERSAL CREDIT ( Ages 0 - 15 )

  • Available for: For working families in the UK with children under 16 (or under 17 if disabled)

  • When may I claim: Immediately

  • What is provided: 85% of eligible childcare costs, up to a cap

 

CHILDCARE VOUCHERS ( Ages 0 - 15 )

  • Available for: For working families in the UK with children under 16 (or under 17 if disabled)

  • When may I claim: Immediately

  • What is provided: Up to £933 a year in tax and National Insurance savings

 

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