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Dear Parent/Carer,

 

Pupils commence in our Nursery the term after their third birthday.  Please complete a registration form; you may either download one (see section below), call in to the main school office or telephone and we shall post one out to you for completion.   We hold your application on file and 3 months before your child is due to commence we will write out to you and invite you to one of our opening mornings.  These events are held in the Autumn, Spring and Summer Terms.  Your child will then be invited to attend taster sessions.   Please don't hesitate to contact us for further information.

 

Kind regards

Mrs. J. Roberts and Mrs. T. Jennings

Indigo Class Nursery Teachers.

New Parents Meeting for pupils commencing Nursery January 2018

 

A welcome meeting for new parents/carers of pupils who will commence Nursery in January 2018 will be held in November 2017 (exact details to be confirmed).

Additional Paid Nursery Sessions

30 hours of free childcare for eligible families

 

From September 2016 to July 2017 Morpeth All Saints CE Aided First School have taken part in the Northumberland County Council pilot scheme to operate 30 hours free childcare for eligible families. 

 

However, following a full appraisal we are unable to offer this provision from September 2017. We will, however, review this provision in July 2018.   We will continue to provide our existing 15 hour entitlement and also operate under our community powers a number of paid additional top up sessions. If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Additional Information on 30 Childcare for 3 and 4 year olds

his extra funding is to, support working parents to manage the cost of childcare, support parents into work and/or allow parents to increase their hours, should they wish to.  If your child is 3 before the 31st August 2017, find out if you could be entitled to up to 30 hours of free childcare from September 2017 by visiting www.childcarechoices.gov.uk    If you would like any further information on 30 hours extended entitlement please contact Northumberland County Council.

From April 2015 additional targeted funding will become available in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) for disadvantaged 3 and 4 year old children

 

Pupils are eligible for this additional funding (EYPP) at different points in the year, depending when they turn 3.

 

Children who are 3 or 4 will attract the EYPP funding if they or their parents meet and receive at least one of the following criteria if:-

  • income support
  • income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Tax Credit (provided they are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit/have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax run on, which is paid for 4 weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit.
  • receive Universal Credit
  • your child has been “looked after” for 1 day or more
  • has been adopted from care
  • has been left under a special guardianship or residence order.

Nursery Vouchers

We are able to accept payment for additional top up sessions via the Childcare Voucher system from companies such as Edenred and Fideliti etc.  Please contact Mrs. Taylor in the school office for further information.

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Morpeth All Saints Nursery

For further information, please contact us.

Information from Northumberland County Council

Free Childcare for 2 year olds!

Find out if you could be entitled to 15 hours of free childcare from September 2017:  www.northumberland.gov.uk/freechildcare or 01670 623592


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