Child Under 3 - £16.50 per session.  Some children are eligible for free funding the term after they turn two.  To check for eligibility, please click here

Child 3yrs+: Your child is entitled to free funding the term after they turn three. For further information on this, go to the Suffolk County Council website clicking this link here

As working parents of three-and four-year-olds, you may be entitled to 30 hours of funding. To check your entitlement, please click here.

*Please note that we offer up to 15 hours childcare. The 30 hour funding can be split between us and other settings your child might attend. 

EYPP Funding: Some children are entitled to extra funding which the setting will use to support your child, please click this link here for more information

We are registered to provide the free entitlement to Early Learning and Childcare and will meet our statutory obligations in this respect.


You will be issued with an invoice shortly after the beginning of each term.  Ideally we would prefer payment via bank transfer, details can be found at the bottom of your invoice.  We also accept cash although cannot guarantee we will have change, so please use correct money.   Any cash should be brought in a named envelope with the amount clearly written on the front.  You can also pay with Childcare vouchers.

Other fees

We ask for £1 per morning session as a contribution to support the cost of extra cleaning equipment and cleaning time for added staff hours in order for us to keep the pre-school a safe and clean environment for your child.  This will be added to your snack invoice. Please click here to read more details on our Fees and Charging policy

"My daughter is always so happy when I collect her from your sessions at Nacton & Bucklesham Under 5's.  She loves to tell us about all the wonderful activities she has done - from learning how vegetables grow, to playing in the home corner with her friends.  Your team of staff are so talented in bringing the best out of the children - thank you to you all for your amazing hard work!"




Fees per session are as follows

Monday to Friday - morning sessions (9.15am until 12.15pm)

£16.50 per session

Tuesdays and Thursdays - once your child turns four, we offer them the opportunity to extend their morning session, by taking the children across to Nacton Primary school to experience a 'lunchtime and play in the playground' with collection at 3.15pm

£30 for the full day