Enrolment / Fees

Parents wishing to enrol their child on the waiting list at Bright Little Buttons pay a £30 enrolment fee. This covers the costs of registering their child in the school’s portfolio, attending two Settling In sessions prior to starting, creating their child’s Montessori records and the purchase of a school book bag.

Bright Little Buttons is open as a nursery during term time + half terms only (i.e. 42 weeks per year). Our current hourly rate is £5.50 per hour.

Session Time Hours Price
A.M.1 8.30-12.00 (3.5h) £19.25
A.M.2 9.00-12.00 (3h) £16.50
Lunch (Fri) 12.00-1.00 (1h) £5.50
P.M.1 12-3.30 (3.5h) £19.25
P.M.2 12.30-3.30 (3h) £16.50
Full Day 1 8.30-3.30 (7h) £38.50
Full Day 2 8.30-3.00  or  9.00-3.30 (6.5h) £35.75
Full Day 3 9.00-3.00 (6h) £33.00

Free Nursery Entitlement

Some 2 year olds and all 3 & 4 year olds (from the term after their 3rd birthday) are entitled to claim for up to 15 hours of free nursery provision a week for up to 38 weeks a year, with no further payment from you. Additional funding of up to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks per year can now be claimed by elligibe families. Please visit http://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk for further information.

At Bright Little Buttons we are open for 42 weeks per year and as a result free entitlement is calculated as up to to 13.5 or 27 hours per week free over the 42 weeks we are open

Free Entitlement sessions can be taken throughout the week, in part or added to with further paying sessions as suits your requirements.

Payments are due termly, monthly or weekly in advance.

1 month’s written notice to quit is required.

Holiday Club

Bright Little Buttons opens as a Summer Holiday Club for 3 to 8 year olds during July and August. This Club opens for 3 days per week (Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays only – session times are as for the Nursery).

Our Club is priced at £4.30 per hour, although please note that Free Entitlement funding cannot be used to pay for any Holiday Club sessions that you book

Please contact us for further information.