Whether you need full time care or just a couple of hours to yourself each day, we can provide you with childcare hours that suit your family’s individual needs.

If you require a Term Time only space, please speak to the Nursery Manager.

We accept childcare vouchers, tax credits and 2, 3 and 4 year funding (15 and 30 hours)

Apple Tree Day Nursery is open from 08:00-18:00, Monday to Friday throughout the year, excluding Bank Holidays. We also offer an optional ‘Early Bird’ session where the nursery is opened at 7.30am and a ‘late collection’ where the nursery closes at 6.30pm. Flexible arrival and departure times can be arranged to suit individual needs.

Our morning session runs from 0800-13:00 and includes mid-morning snack and a two-course lunch. The afternoon session runs from 13:00-1800 and includes afternoon snack and a two-course tea.

Additional hours above funded sessions will be charged at the hourly rate. We accept credit/debit card, online bank transfer, cash and various childcare vouchers. (Operated by your employer)

We also offer sessions tailored to your families individual needs (as little as 3 hours per day!) Please call 01225 318744 and speak to the Management Team for more information.

Your child is entitled to the funding Early Years Entitlement grant (EYE) the term after their third birthday. Their birthday must fall before the cut-off date in order to receive the funding the following term. These dates are:

  • 31st August for the September – December term

  • 31st December for the January – April term

  • 31st March for the May – August term