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


Sunbeams does not charge a booking or administration fee.


Term time bookings of 38 weeks are available aswell as full time bookings of 50 weeks a year.


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


Sunbeams offers 30 hours funding to eligable children.


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


Sunbeams also accepts employers pay scheme childcare vouchers and tax free childcare.


A sibling discount of 5% is available on hours when the older sibling is not in receipt of Nursery Funding. (this is subject to condistions)


Whole day and full time attendees also benefit from discounts.


0-3 year olds in the Family Room - £5 an hour without discounts or funding

      - all day 7.45 to 6 pm - £ 50.63 per day

      - all week, five full days - £ 240.32 per week


3-5 year olds in the Pre-school Room - £4.48 per hour for hour over the 15 or 30 hours funding.


40p an hour is charge for parents choosing the flexible hours available in the additional services and quality premium contract.


Sunbeams offers 2 spaces a day for free funded hours for afternoon sessions 1-5pm.


     When using the 15 or 30 hours funding for between 2 - 5 days the daily and weekly fees need to be  calculated seperately for each child. Please call for more information.



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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