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.
|Day Care||Cost||School Hours||Cost|
|8am to 6pm||£52.00||Early Birds||£6.50|
|8am to 1pm||£30.00||9am to 3.30pm||£35.50|
|1pm to 6pm||£28.50||9am to 1pm||£26.50|
– Fees include nappies and wipes and breakfast, lunch, tea and snacks as appropriate
– Additional hours (subject to availability) are charged at £6.00 per hour plus the cost of meals (lunch £2.75 and tea £2.00)
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 £5.25
– For bookings with two or more meals included the daily charge is £7.85
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 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.
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 £7.00 per hour plus the cost of any meals. Fees are payable on the day.