Alderholt Sunbeams Pre-school and Day Nursery
Alderholt Sunbeams Pre-school and Day Nursery

Help with Fees

The following government website has information about tax free childcare, vouchers and funding that maybe suitable for your family;


As a not-for-profit charitable nursery we aim to keep our fees as reasonable as possible and do our utmost to offer the flexible hours you need.


Sunbeams is open from 7.45am to 6 pm each day for 50 weeks a year.


Sunbeams Day is broken down into 3 main sessions


Morning 9 - 11.30 am

Lunch 11.30 - 12.30pm

Afternoon 12.30 - 3pm


With add ons sessions of Breakfast 7.45 - 9 am, Early starts 8.30 - 9 am

and Extened Day 3 - 6 pm


However, parents can personalise their child's day to fit around school pick up or work commitments by booking a combination of session and additional part hours.  You can also choose between full-time, part-time and term-time only sessions.

Examples of our fees charged are shown below,for more details phone 01425 656382 or email

Please contact Angela for the most up-to-date fees listing and for advice on accessing the free funding or using employers childcare vouchers.

Sunbeams Fee Structure - from Sept 19


Sunbeams does not charge a booking or administration fee.


 Full time bookings of 50 weeks a year and Term time bookings of 38 weeks are available


Sunbeams offers parents the opportunity to 'Stretch' the 15 or 30 hours funding over school holidays, please ask for full details.



Houry rates -

0-2 year olds - £5.40 an hour

      - all day 7.45 to 6 pm - new discount rate to be confirmed

2-3 year olds - £ 5.25 an hour with out funding


3-5 year olds in the Pre-school Room

- £4.75 an hour for hours over the funded 15 or 30 hours .


NO additional hourly charge for parents funded hours.


Food costs - Cooked lunch £2.50, Breakfast £1.00, Hightea £1.00. 

(Parents can choose to send in a packed lunch)

Cost of snacks in included in the fees.


      Please call for more information.




Sunbeams also accepts employers pay scheme childcare vouchers.


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.


Sunbeams offers FREE 30 hours funding to eligable children.


Whole day and full time attendees also benefit from discounts.


More information about funding and fee support can be found on 


We're here for you:

01425 656382


Opening hours:

Monday - Friday

7.45am - 6pm

50 weeks per year

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Park Lane







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