Fees and Funding
Daily rates from 24th April 2017 Unfunded Funded
Morning session 9am to 12noon £12.40 n/a *Optional. If you inform us in advance that you do not wish
Morning Snack* £0.40 £0.40 your child to be given snacks by us, you will not be invoiced
Lunch time 12noon to 12.30pm £2.00 n/a for this.
Afternoon session 12.30pm to 15.30pm £12.00 n/a
Fees are invoiced at the start of each month and are payable immediately.
Payment by bank transfer is preferred, but we also accept most childcare vouchers, cheque and cash.
Fees levels are reviewed at least annually to ensure First Steps' financial viability.
For detailed fee procedures, please see the attached.
Surcharges may be payable for late payment of fees.
All children are eligible to receive Free Early Educational Entitlement (FEEE) funding from the term after their 3rd birthday. Some children may be eligible for an additional 15 hours funding. Some children will also be eligible for funding from the term starting after their second birthday. Please see our prospectus for more information, or the Leicestershire County Council website.
Once you inform us of your intention to use your child's funding at First Steps we can do the necessary paperwork to ensure this is claimed as quickly as possible.
PLEASE CONFIRM ANY FUNDED HOURS REQUESTS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SO THAT WE CAN DO OUR BEST TO ACCOMMODATE YOU.