Fees, Funding and Sessions


We have now allocated all of our sessions for September 2021 but if you would like to join our waiting list please complete and return a session request form. Our session request list for September 2022 and 2023 is open. To avoid disappointment it is advised that you reserve a space as soon as possible. 


Pippins Preschool is open 38 weeks a year generally in line with school terms. 

Morning session 9 am till 12 pm 

Afternoon session 1 pm till 4 pm 

Lunch Club 12 pm till 1 pm

Full day session 9 am till 4 pm

At present our fees are £6.50 per hour for children aged 2 and £5.50 per hour for children aged 3 and 4.

Please note that we have a 2 session minimum and we do not offer just morning sessions. Parents are asked to share their sessions between mornings and afternoons. 


We accept childcare vouchers and we offer the 15 hour Government funding for 3 and 4 year old children and eligible 2 year old children. All children receive the 15 funded hours the term after they turn 3 and some families may be entitled to 15 hours of funded childcare the term after their child turns 2. Some families may also be entitled to 30 hours of Government funding.

  • A child born on or between
  • Will become eligible for a free place from
  • 1st April and 31st August
  • Start of term 1, in September following their third birthday
  • 1st September and 31st December
  • Start of term 3, in January following their third birthday
  • 1st January and 31st March
  • Start of term 5, in April, following their third birthday


To find out if you are eligible for the 2 year old funding or the 30 hour funding you can visit childcarechoices.gov.uk


Please take a look at our Fees, Pricing and Funding Structure to find out more about how we deliver our funded hours. 

Fees, Pricing and Funding Structure.pdf


If you are interested in requesting a space for your little one you can return a session request form by post, email or you can simply just pop it in to us next time you are passing. Please find the session request form attached below.

Children's Session Request Form.pdf

If you would like to arrange a viewing please give us a call on 07468 426755. Please note that in order to avoid disruption to the children's day we only offer viewings at 9.30 am and 1.30 pm.