Session & Fees

Minimum Session Requirements

We offer full and half-day sessions and children are required to attend a minimum of two full days per week (8-6), or four half days (8-1, or 1-6). We are open 51 weeks of the year, so unfortunately we do not offer term time only spaces.

Staff Training Days 2024

The nursery is closed for 3 formal staff training days per year, you are not charged for these days.

The staff training days for 2024 are Tuesday 2nd January 2024, Friday 12th April 2024 and Thursday 29th August 2024.

Christmas Closure Days 2024

The nursery is closed from Friday 20th December 2024 and re-opens on Thursday 2nd 2025. You are not charged for these days, however you will be charged for the bank holidays. The bank holiday dates during the Christmas closure are 25th December 26th December 2024 and 1st January 2025.

Staff training day will be Thursday 2nd January 2025.

Bank Holiday Closure Days 2024

The Nursery is closed for Bank Holidays. These days are chargeable. The Bank Holidays for 2024 (excluding Christmas and New Year) are as follows:
Date Day Of The Week Bank Holiday
29 March Friday Good Friday
1 April Monday Easter Monday
6 May Monday May Day
27 May Monday Late May Bank Holiday
26 August Monday Summer Bank Holiday

Fees are inclusive of:

  • Healthy meals, snacks and drinks
  • Cows milk for children of all ages
  • Nappies & wipes (Avon Valley Nursery and Pre School chosen brand) – Nappy cream to be provided by parents
  • Outings to the wildlife park

Fees from April 2024

Full Day  (8am – 6pm) Half Day – (8am – 1pm or 1pm – 6pm) Ad hoc Hourly Rate
2-5 Years Old £75.00 £44.50 £8.00
3m-2 Years Old £82.00 £49.00 £9.95

Payment Terms

Fees are calculated over 51 weeks of the year and payable monthly by bank transfer or childcare vouchers before the 1st of every month (we accept most childcare vouchers) All sessions contracted for must be paid for, including those, which fall on a Bank Holiday in advance. No reductions are made for time off due to holidays, sickness or other absences. You can book additional sessions if the setting has the availability to accommodate them. 6 weeks notice is required if you wish to cancel your child’s place or reduce/change their sessions.

Nursery Education Funding

We are approved providers of free early year’s educational funding. Visit for more information on funding and fee support – and to apply for your funding code. This funding does not cover certain sundries, activities, visits and hot meals so if a child is using the funding a daily charge of £9.95 will be payable.

Registration & Deposit

To register your child at Avon Valley Nursery and Preschool please complete a registration form. A £50 (non-refundable) administration fee is payable to cover the administration in registering your child.

Once the required sessions have been confirmed a £100 deposit is payable to hold the sessions. This deposit is refunded once your final invoice has been cleared in full.