Please read the following terms and conditions in relation to your child attending Halesworth Day Nursery.
(Please download and complete the enrolment form on the left if you wish to register your child for a place at Halesworth Day Nursery)
If the days or sessions requested cannot be guaranteed for your preferred start date your child will be placed on a waiting list and you will be notified when a space becomes available. Upon receipt of your registration form you will be sent a letter confirming receipt of your registration form and also of your chosen days and preferred start date. Prior to your child's first day we offer two induction sessions free of charge where we invite you and your child to the nursery to spend a couple of hours meeting the staff who will be caring for your child and allows a chance to talk through your child's individual needs and stage of development.
We offer Early Years Education Funding for 3 and 4 years olds, these hours can be used with flexibility from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8-6. Please contact us for more information.
We also offer 2 year old Funding for those children who are eligible. To check if you are eligible to receive this then please visit www.suffolk.gov.uk
Fees are payable in advance by the 1st of the month either by online transfer, voucher schemes, cheque or cash. Fees for extra sessions will be invoiced monthly in arrears.
Children who receive the funding will have this deducted as necessary.
No reduction of fees will be given if your child is absent due to illness. Halesworth Day Nursery reserves the right to refuse admission to the child if fees are overdue by more than 30 days. Fees are reviewed annually and parents will be notified at least one month in advance of any changes.
We aim to provide flexible child care to meet all individual needs and for those parents who work shift patterns we try to accomodate these also.
Every child who attends Halesworth Day Nursery is entitled to four weeks holiday to which half rate fees apply and we ask for at least 4 weeks notice of taking holiday. Bank Holidays are charged at half rate or alternatively you can swap their session to an alternative day, this is subject to availability.
Collection of Children
Halesworth Day Nursery must be notified if you are going to be late to collect your child and a charge of £5.00 will be charged for every 15 minutes you are late. Halesworth Day Nursery will not release any child to anyone not previously authorised by a parent.
Notice of Termination
You are required to give one calendar months written notice to Halesworth Day Nursery to terminate a child’s place.
Optional trips and activities may occasionally be arranged, they are charged separately to fees and prior to happening. Parental Permission will always be sought for these activities.
Policies and Procedures
Halesworth Day Nursery has policies and procedures which are reviewed annually or when changes occur in legislation. These policies and procedures are available within pour entrance hall for parents to see at any time.
Halesworth Day Nursery is open from 8:00 until 18:00 Monday to Friday and for insurance purposes we cannot admit children outside of these hours. Halesworth Day Nursery is closed for the period between Christmas and New Year and on all Public Bank Holidays.
Use of the car park is entirely at your own risk.
Halesworth Day Nursery do not accept responsibility for lost or damaged property and requests that all of your child’s clothing and belongings be clearly labeled with their name. No money, jewellery or other valuables should be brought into the nursery.
Provision of Nursery Facility
Halesworth Day Nursery will not be held responsible for failure to provide nursery facility resulting from events beyond its reasonable control.
A copy of these Terms and Conditions will be given to you to sign in the relevant spaces and return to us and we will photocopy and then return one document to you.