AGE OF ADMITTANCE
Children are welcomed from ages 3 months to 5 years.
Full day session: 8.00 am - 6.00 pm
Children are required to be registered for a minimum of 2 sessions per week (i.e. 2 full days).
FOOD & DRINK
The Nursery sessions include provision of the following meals for children
aged 2 years and over*
* However the nursery will provide food for children aged 1 and above once a food disclaimer form has been signed and completed. Parents are advised the Nursery shall only provide what is on the Nursery Menu for that day and will not be responsible to cater for any dietary requirements for children under 2 years of age. If a parent does not wish the nursery to provide the Nursery Menu it is the responsibility of the parents to provide cooked meals for their child/children which we will heat and serve.
Full day session: 8.00 am - 6.00 pm:
Breakfast 8-9am, mid-morning snack 10.30am
2-course lunch 11.45 and Tea 3.30pm
For children aged 3 months to 2 years, parents must provide baby food and child’s milk until the child/children are able to accept the Nursery menu.
All our policy and procedures are available for inspection on request
HOLIDAYS, ABSENCES & NOTICE
The Nursery is open for 51 weeks of the year. The Nursery is closed for one week over the Christmas - New Year period, all statutory bank holidays and three days training, which is held in August, dates to be advised.
Fees are payable at the full rate for all periods of absence, including holidays and sickness.
Four week’s notice is required by either party to terminate a child’s place in the Nursery, or four week’s fees in lieu of notice.
Holding deposits and settling child/children
In the event of child/children not taking a nursery place after the holding deposit has been paid for the start date agreed or the settling procedure has commenced, the holding deposit will be used as notice for a four week period of payment for the child/children place.
CLOTHING & PERSONAL ITEMS
Each child should have sufficient clothes for their daily needs plus a spare set in the event of accidents. All items must be clearly marked with the Childs name.
Parents are asked to ensure that the child do not bring valuable items with them to the Nursery, we will not accept responsibility for any subsequent loss or damage.
Parents are asked to provide sun hats and an adequate sun block during the summer months to ensure that the child can benefit from outdoor pursuits. Nursery management reserve the right to exclude any child from participating in outdoor activities if it is considered that he / she may be at risk from the sun.
For children who are still in nappies, parents are asked to provide nappies, baby wipes and creams. Failure to do so will result in the Nursery Nappies, Wipes and being used at a charge.
All children must be provided with indoor slipper and wellington boots for the garden.
There is a policy purchase for a Nursery T-Shirt at a cost of £7.00
And £ 5.00 for a Black Drawstring Bag.
SICKNESS & ILLNESS
Any child who has or develops an infectious illness must be kept at home. This includes conditions such as vomiting, diarrhoea, discharges from eyes or mouth, conjunctivitis, sore throat and obvious rashes must be kept at home for a minimum period of 72 hours.
Any child administered any form of immunisation or prescribed antibiotics by a GP must be kept at home for a minimum period of 72 hours.
All medication administered by Pitta Patta must be prescribed by a GP.
Fees are payable in accordance with the attached Fee Schedule. Fees quoted are per child.
Where two or more children from one family attend the Nursery for 2 days or more per week, the eldest child (or children if more than two siblings) shall be entitled to a 10% reduction on their monthly fees.
Fees are payable one month in advance plus one month deposit, payable by cash, cheque or standing order that must clear our accounts by the 1st day of each month, we ask parents to set up standing orders to leave their accounts by the 26th of each month.
Should you increase your child’s days or should you incur a fee increase then your holding deposit will require a top-up to bring it in line with your payable monthly fees.
To register for a placement, a fee of £ 85.00 per child is payable with the completed Registration Form (non refundable). Where a child does not subsequently take up the Nursery place after registering the Registration Fee is non-refundable.
Late payments will be subject to a £20.00 fine and an additional 5% per day.
Fees are payable at the full rate during the period of sickness, absence and bank holiday’s from the Nursery.
|Age||Full Day ||Full Time (Weekly)|
|3months - 2years||£62.00||£280.00|
|2 - 3years||£55.00||£255.00|
|3 - 5years||£49.00||£240.00|
We advice parents to refer to our parents notice board to keep in touch
With information and our monthly newsletters.
At Pitta Patta we also provide
A Baby Sitting Service
Drama and Dance Lessons