Pre-School Admissions

Preschool (Kindergarten)

Our pre-school (Kindergarten) forms part of the Early Years Foundation Stage at Abel Smith School.  It takes children from 2 years 6 months – until they join a school nursery.  Our sessions run from 12.30 – 3.30 pm Monday to Friday and we ask that children attend at least 2 of the 5 sessions per week.  Children are taken on a ‘rolling in-take’ from our waiting list whenever a place becomes available.

 

The fees are £15 per session payable half termly in advance.  In the term after the child’s 3rd birthday, Government funding can be applied for.  This is for up to 15 hours free early years education for 3 and 4 year old children.  In some cases, (relating to certain benefits, tax credits etc.), the funding can be claimed for 2-year-old children.  Please refer to the following website for more information on this:

 

https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/schools-and-education/childcare-and-advice-for-parents/free-early-education-and-childcare/childcare-and-free-early-education.aspx#

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