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Teachers: Mrs Ervine and Mrs Lead
Teaching Assistants: Ms Daniels, Ms Newing and Ms Andrews

This page is dedicated to all the exciting things we will be doing in class this year.

We are now looking forward to a busy and happy Term 3; with exciting new projects to investigate and some wonderful new experiences to enjoy. 

  • Projects, Plans and Routines – The term began with a ‘Wow Day’ for the Tuesday children, when we introduced our new project about ‘SPACE’. We have been reading the story of ‘Aliens Love Underpants’ and looking at other fiction and non-fiction books to do with our Space topic.

 We will also find out all about the Season of Winter, go for a wintry walk, and will join together to celebrate another World Festival…this time the festival of the ‘Chinese New Year’. We will share the story of the animals racing across the river, learn a Chinese Dragon song and dance and will sample some delicious Chinese food. At the end of January we will also enjoy a second ‘Forest School Session’ with Anna Outdoors, which we are all very much looking forward to.

  • Reception Reading and PhonicsOur daily phonics sessions will continue to take place during the morning for our Reception children; both in Fledglings and in Robins, and we will continue to send home the letters and sounds that we are working on in school so that you can practise them at home too.

Please remember to send in reading folders every day (as we read with the children whenever we can at school!) and books will continue to be changed on Mondays and Thursdays as usual. Thank you.

Please click on the link below for details of our price list and session times.

Nursery price list September 2018

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Free Early Years Education Guidance

At Fledglings we are pleased to be able to offer up to 30 hours of free childcare per week over 38 weeks. All three and four-year-olds are entitled to 15 hours of free early years education. These free sessions funded by Local Authority equate to five sessions of three hours per week. 

Delivery patterns of free early education available at fledglings



Weeks Per Year


Morning Session

9.00 am – 12.00 pm

38 weeks – term time only


Afternoon Session

12.00 pm – 3.00 pm

38 weeks – term time only


Further information on eligibility and extended entitlement can be found on the government website

Please note that funded universal hours claimed at the beginning of each term will be fixed for the whole term (i.e. Autumn Term 1&2, Spring Term 3&4, Summer Term 5&6), any adjustments can only be made at the beginning of the next new term i.e. Autumn, Spring and Summer.

Please note that the Free Early Education does not include lunch. Lunch meals are available at additional cost of £2.30 per meal.

If you take up extra childcare over and above your child’s free entitlement, you will only ever be charged for the extra hours. Additional/non-funded hours can be paid for at a rate of £13.00 per session. Invoices will be emailed to you at the beginning of each month and fees are to be paid within 14 days of receipt of invoice. Payments can be made by cash, cheques, childcare vouchers or online bank transfers.

To claim the Free Early Education the child’s legal documentation, i.e. birth certificate or passport will be required on registration.

Payment of Fees

No deposit or registration fee required. Invoices will be issued on a monthly basis payable in advance. The account should be settled by the end of the second week of the invoice period. Payment can be made by cash, cheque, childcare vouchers or bank transfer. The fees may be subject to periodic reviews, increases will be notified at least one month in advance.

Fees cover all non-funded sessions for which the child is enrolled including any sessions not attended by the child for instance due to illness/holiday. One calendar month’s notice will be required to cancel a place/or reduce sessions, failure to follow to provide this notice will incur the usual fee of £13 per session. Please note that no notice period is required for Free Early Education places.

Non-payment of fees will result in the following actions by the nursery: Children in receipt of Free Early Education will only be able to attend nursery for their Free Early Education. Hours outside of this entitlement will not be available to access until the outstanding amount has been settled. Children who do not receive funding will be requested to not attend the setting until the outstanding amount has been paid.

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