Hours and Fees
Duchess Nursery is open from 7.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday for 51 weeks of the year.
We have a minimum session requirement of 4 half days or 2 full days and cannot guarantee that space will be available should you wish to increase sessions.
Non-refundable registration fee £75 and a refundable deposit fee £300 (deducted from final fee invoice).
We offer MFE (Minimum funding Entitlement) which can be taken in the term after your child turns 3, for 15 hours per week (limited to 3 hours per day) – the funding will be deducted from your invoice. The funding is only for 38 weeks.
Fees are charged monthly and reviewed annually. Below is the fee structure for 2020/21.
|FOR NEWLY REGISTERED CHILDREN||Per Session||Per Day|
|Full Day (7:30am-6:30pm)||£31.00||£62.00|
|Half Day (7:30am-1:00pm or 1:00pm-6:30pm)||£38.00||N/A|
|NHS Discount – 5%||£29.45||£58.90|
|Sibling Discount – 10%||£27.90||£55.80|
|Sibling Discount – 10% - Half Day||£34.20||N/A|
There is a discounted rate for Wallingford School teachers, please contact the manager for further information.
Early Education Government Funding
We offer 15 hour 2 year old funding and 15 hour & 30 Hour 3-5 year old funding (subject to eligibility set by the government.)
The 3-5 year old funding is intended to deliver 15 and 30 hours a week of free, high quality, flexible childcare. It is not intended to cover the cost of meals, other consumables, additional hours or other activities (including external clubs which are charged at an extra rate) which are included in our standard rates.