Our Nursery

Welcome to our nursery provision at Hilderthorpe Primary School. This page is designed to provide you with information about our setting, however, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.

15 hours free childcare

All families in England with 3 and 4 year old children* are eligible to recieve 15 hours free childcare. *Children can receive their free 15 hours from 1st January, 1st April or 1st September following their 3rd birthday.

30 hours free childcare

Working families in England with 3 and 4-year-old children* are eligible to receive 30 hours free childcare. 

*If you, and your partner earn (on average) at least £139 per week (equal to 16 hours at the National Minimum or Living Wage) and less than £100,000 per year

*If you, or your partner, are on maternity, paternity or adoption leave, or you’re unable to work because you are disabled or have caring responsibilities, you could still be eligible.

*To keep your 30 hours free childcare place you need to check your details are up to date every 3 months.

For more information and to check eligibility visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

Nursery Sessions

All children are entitled to 15 hours free childcare the term after their third birthday. Your child can take their free 15 hours attending nursery for five morning or five afternoon sessions. At Hilderthorpe Nursery, our sessions are: 

Morning Session – 8.50am -11.50am

Afternoon Session- 12.20pm-3.20pm

There will be no charge for these sessions. Children can attend extra hours on top of their 15 free hours for a charge of £3.00 per hour. Below are the options of paid sessions your child can attend.

SessionsCharge Per Week
2.5 days£3.00
3 full days£13.50
4 full days£33.00
5 full days£52.50

Children who attend a full day can bring a packed lunch or have a school dinner at cost of £2.20. 

Families who are in receipt of certain benefits may qualify for free school meals.

If you would like to see what exciting learning Nursery are currently doing, check out the Nursery Class Hub page.