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Hayley Sanders - Acting Manager

Hayley Sanders Bubbles Nursery Kent

Hayley is the Acting Manager at Bubbles.. She holds a Level 3, Health and Safety and Equality and Inclusion trained.

Bubbles Nursery and Out of School Club, Eastry, Sandwich, Kent

We are conveniently located in the Community Centre in Wilmott Place, and close to Eastry C of E Primary School. We provide full daycare for children aged 0 to 5 years old and Out of School and Holiday Care for children aged 5 to 11 years old.

Our nurturing ‘home from home’ environment is carefully designed to encourage children to learn independently in a safe, secure environment that promotes equality and values diversity. Our building is purpose built with access to 4 outdoor play areas. We have an experienced and skilled team of staff and our manager holds Early Years Professional Status. Healthy home cooked meals are provided for the children using fresh ingredients to promote healthy eating.

We provide a range of fun activities, resources, and experiences to meet children’s individual needs and interests. Children have the opportunity to explore our outdoor area all year round and take part in physical activity, being adventurous in safety.

Bubbles Fees April 2019

Hours 0-2 years 2-3 years 3-5 years
Full day 8am to 6pm £51.71 £47.75 £48.26
8am-1pm / 1pm-6pm £27.66 £24.82 £25.08
School Day 9am to 4pm (where available) £42.06 £38.45 £42.50
Early Start 7.30-8am £3.00 £3.00 £3.03
Hourly Rate £5.97 £5.97 £6.04
Term Time Only (minimum 38 weeks where available) 0-2 years 2-3 years 3-5 years
Full day 8am to 6pm £57.72 £52.55 £54.68
8am - 1pm / 1pm - 6pm £30.06 £28.85 £29.16
School Day 9am-4pm (where available) £44.46 £40.85 £41.29
Hourly Rate £5.97 £5.97 £6.04

Additional Charges

Breakfast for 2 year Funded £1.56
Lunch for 2 year Funded £2.08
Tea for 2 year Funded £1.56
Subsidy rate including meals £1.40 per funded hour
Subsidy rate excluding meals £0.70 per funded hour

Out of School Club

Full Day 8am-6pm £31.43
8am-1pm / 1pm-6pm £18.21
Early Start 7.30am-8am £2.21
Breakfast Club 8am-8.45am £4.41
After School Club – 5pm £8.82
After School Club – 6pm £12.13

Discounts

Full Week 10%
Siblings 5%

* Subsidised rate is a voluntary charge

All fees are subject to change

We charge a registration fee of £35 this does not apply to solely funded children

We accept 15 hours and 30 hours Early Education Funding for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.

15 hours Early Education Funding for 2 year olds is offered to families meeting a certain criteria, this can be taken 38 weeks a year during school term times only or stretched out over the whole year.

The below table shows the term they will be eligible for funding based on their date of birth.

A child born in the period Will become eligible for a free place
1 January to 31 March (inclusive) The start of the Term 5 following their second Birthday (after April holiday)
1 April to 31 August (inclusive) The start of Term 1 following their second birthday (after Summer holiday)
1 September to 31 December (inclusive) The start of Term 3 following their second birthday (after Christmas/New Year holiday)

Please ask our Nursery Manager for details or follow the links for up to date information:

https://www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/free-childcare-2-year-olds

https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

All children who are 3 years old are entitled to Early Education Funding the term after they are 3 years old. They are entitled to 15 or 30 funded hours a week, this can be taken 38 weeks a year during school term times only or stretched out over the whole year.

The below table shows the term your child will be eligible for funding based on their date of birth. They are eligible until they reach compulsory school age at the beginning of the term following their fifth birthday, unless on a roll at school.

A child born in the period Will become eligible for a free place
1 January to 31 March (inclusive) The start of term 5 following their third birthday (after April holiday)
1 April to 31 August (inclusive) The start of term 1 following their third birthday (after Summer holiday)
1 September to 31 December (inclusive) The start of Term 3 following their third birthday (after Christmas/New Year holiday).

Please ask our Nursery Manager for details or follow this link for up to date information.

For example the funding at Bubbles can be taken:

15 hours entitlement can be used between 9-12 each day or 1-4 Monday to Friday.

30 hours entitlement can be used 9-3 Monday to Friday.

Download details for stretched funding term time and term dates.

Please find attached the Terms & Conditions

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