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St James' CE First School and Nursery

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Fees and Funding

Sessions are broken down into the following:


Full Day Sessions


 7.45am - 6.00pm (Monday-Thursday)    

 7.45am - 3.00pm (Friday)


Early Breakfast Session


7.45am-9.00am (including breakfast @£1)


Morning Session


9.00 - 12.00pm


Afternoon Session


12.00 - 3.00pm (Lunch required)


Late Tea Session


3.00pm - 5.00pm (Monday - Thursday) (including light tea @£1)

5.00pm - 6.00pm (Monday - Thursday)



Hourly rates


2-3 year olds - £5.25 an hour

3-4 year olds - £4.75 an hour


We accept universal funding.


Food costs


Breakfast £1.00, variety of options available


High tea £1.00, variety of options available 


Cost of snacks in included in the fees.




Help with Fees and Funding


St. James' CE First School and Nursery also accepts employers pay scheme childcare vouchers. The following government website has information about tax free childcare, vouchers and funding that maybe suitable for your family;


Tax Free Childcare from HMRC provides 20% towards fee costs.


The government provides FREE 15 hours of Nursery Funding for all 3 and 4 year olds, and 2 year olds who meet certain criteria.


St. James' CE First School & Nursery offers FREE 30 hours funding to eligible children.


St. James' CE First School & Nursery offers parents the opportunity to 'Stretch' the 15 or 30 hours funding over school holidays, please ask for full details.


More information about funding and fee support can be found on