Full Day Session = 8.00am – 4:30pm
Morning Session = 9.00am - 12.00pm
Afternoon Session = 12.30pm – 3.30pm
All session requirements - must be confirmed in writing.
A minimum of 2 weeks’ notice for all session changes must be given. Children must be registered for a minimum of 2 sessions per week.
The nursery can accommodate some shift patterns subject to availability of places but for us to manage this irregular booking pattern, sessions must be confirmed 1 week in advance in writing.
Child care fees must be paid one month in advance by the first day of the month.
Payment is required by Standing Order, Internet/Telephone banking or card payment. Details of Little Gems Nursery Ltd Bank account is available on request for internet and telephone banking payments.
You will be issued with an invoice each month.
The nursery will be closed for one week at Christmas & all Bank Holidays.
There is an entitlement to two weeks holiday per year with a reduction in fees of 50%. during this time, the allocation of days will depend on the number of sessions taken per week. Holiday requests must be received prior to the month of the holiday.
Holiday entitlement is calculated on an annual basis from the child’s start date, based on the amount of sessions attended per week. (In the case of shift patterns this will be based on the average number of weekly sessions for the previous month)
Children who have, or develop, an infectious illness must be excluded from nursery for a minimum of 48 hours.
This is in the best interest of the child and the other children and complies with regulations set out by the Environmental Health Department. The nursery must be notified of all absences.
Sickness or absence from Nursery does not qualify for a reduction in fees.
One month’s written notice, by either party is required to terminate a child’s place at nursery. One month’s fees in lieu of notice will be charged.
Where two or more children from one family attend the nursery for three days or more per week, the oldest child will be eligible for a 10% discount in their monthly fees.
The Nursery cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage to personal items or clothing.
Parents should supply sufficient clothing for their child ‘s daily needs and a spare set of clothing in case of accidents.
In the warmer months, parents should supply appropriate sun cream and sun-hat for their child.
Suitable footwear and clothing for outdoors must also be provided.
There are designated parking bays for dropping off and collecting children. If these bays are full please ensure that you park your car carefully. Under no circumstances should any car be left parked in an unsuitable manner that could cause danger to children or to the public.
Will contact you if your child becomes ill during the day, we may ask you to collect your child if deemed necessary.
Our practitioners are not permitted to administer medication to any child, apart from those prescribed by a G.P. e.g. asthma inhalers or regular courses of treatment.
If your child is suffering from any of these illnesses, they should stay at home.