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Fees

Sunflowers at Grafton is a not-for-profit, community run organisation and any surplus income is invested to improve the care we provide.

We offer a choice of all year or term-time only contracts and a simple, flexible range of sessions. No deposit is required but we do have a registration fee of £25.00 per child. Payment may be made with employer childcare vouchers, tax-free childcare accounts, by bank transfer or cash/cheque. For further information please get in touch.

Nursery fees

Day CareCostSchool HoursCost
8am to 6pm£48.00Early Birds£6.00
8am to 1pm£28.009am to 3.30pm£32.00
1pm to 6pm£26.509am to 1pm£23.00

– Fees include nappies and wipes and breakfast, lunch, tea and snacks as appropriate

– Additional hours (subject to availability) are charged at £5.75 per hour plus the cost of meals (lunch £2.30 and tea £1.75)

Universal and extended free entitlement funding

Sunflowers at Grafton are committed to offering the universal 15 hours free entitlement funding to all 3 and 4 year olds, 15 hours extended funding for eligible 3 and 4 year olds and 15 hours funding for eligible 2 year olds.

When families are using their funded hours, Sunflowers apply a daily charge to contribute to the cost of meals (breakfast, lunch or tea), snacks and other consumables.

– For bookings including one meal the daily charge is £5.00
– For bookings with two or more meals included the daily charge is £7.50

We apply this funding in a straightforward and transparent manner and do not place any restrictions on when the funding may be used during our opening hours.

Discounts

Discounts are available if you are booking places for 3 or more siblings.

Late collection fees

We reserve the right to charge a fee of £5 if children are collected 5 minutes late and a further fee of £5 for each subsequent 5 minutes.

Occasional hours

Subject to availability ‘occasional hours’ are available for children not attending regular sessions at Sunflowers. Children must be registered at Sunflowers and have completed their two settle-in sessions.
The minimum number of hours for an occasional hours booking is 2 hours and will be charged at £6.25 per hour plus the cost of any meals. Fees are payable on the day.

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