BrightStart  

Day  Nurseries 


We aim to keep our prices competitive, we do accept payment via bank transfer, cash at site, via childcare vouchers & also through tax free childcare which can reduce your childcare fees by 20%.

We highly recommend you visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk for more information on more affordable ways to pay for childcare.

We review our price structure every April.

Bransholme, Dorchester, Compass, K3 & Thorpes Nurseries - Children under 3 years

AM Session 7.30am - 1pm -£32.00

PM Session 1pm-6pm - £29.00

FULL DAY - £52.00

FULL TIME - £240.00 per week

Hourly rate on top of a session - £7.00 per hour

All prices include meals, snacks & all other consumables apart from nappies



Bransholme, Dorchester, Compass, K3 & Thorpes Nurseries - Children 3 years & over

AM Session 7.30am - 1pm  -£30.00

PM Session 1pm-6pm - £28.00

SHORT DAY - 8.30 am - 4pm - £46.00

FULL DAY - £50.00

FULL TIME - £230.00 per week

Hourly rate on top of a session - £7.00 per hour


All prices include meals, snacks & all other consumables apart from nappies.

Parks - all ages - Open 8-5pm Term Time only

AM Session 8am - 1pm -£27.50

PM Session 1pm-5pm - £22.00

SHORT DAY - 8.30 am - 4pm - £46.00

Hourly rate on top of a session - £7.00 per hour

All prices include snacks & all other consumables apart from nappies & lunch (packed lunch must be provided)

Full Day Care & All year round care in this area can be provided at our sister setting @ Thorpes.


Out of School/Kids Club (Bransholme)​

Before School if available up to 8 years old - £6.50

After School to 6pm - £11.00

School Holiday Care 5 hour block - £20.00

School Holiday Full Day £32.00

Full Time in School Holidays - £140.00 per week

Hourly rate on top of a session - £4.50 per hour

All prices include snacks, drinks & other consumables - in school holidays packed lunches must be provided.  There may be other costs in the school holidays for trips & outings. 

Educational Funded Sessions

We offer FUNDED Educational Sessions for eligible 2 year olds & ALL 3 & 4 Year olds (including the Extended 30hr offer)


15 HOURS A WEEK CAN BE ALLOCATED TERM TIME OR 11 HOURS PER WEEK STRETCHED OVER THE FULL YEAR.

We offer these places subject to availability as following:-

5 x short sessions either 8.45-11.45 am or 12.30pm-3.30pm

3 x am or pm sessions 8am-1pm/1pm-6pm (1-6pm is not available at Parks)
2 x short days 8.45am-4pm

1 x full day (10 hours) & 1 am or pm session (5 hours)

EXTRA HOURS CAN BE ADDED AT OUR USUAL HOURLY RATE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY


EXTENDED OFFER (30 HOURS FUNDING) /22 HOURS PER WEEK STRETCHED OVER THE FULL YEAR

We follow the same allocation for 30 hours funding.

EXTRA HOURS CAN BE ADDED AT OUR USUAL HOURLY RATE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY


CONSUMABLES

Weekly consumable charges - £2.00 per child per week 

(including but exclusively) to cover snacks, drinks, healthcare items, art materials, wipes, Memory Folder & its ongoing contents, toothbrushing after meals, photographs, outdoor clothing for rainy day play, invites to free Nursery events, trips & outings.


Lunch costs (2 course cooked lunch) if a child is in nursery between 11.45am-12.30pm - £2.75


Tea costs (light tea not to replace evening meal) if a child is in nursery after 4pm - £1.75


Due to limited storage we have been informed we cannot safely store packed lunches for children, so we recommend if you do not want to pay for lunches you take up a place where these meals are not included.





Assistance with Childcare Costs

There is assistance with childcare costs available.


Please follow this link www.childcarechoices.gov.uk to :-


*Apply for 30 hours funding for 3 & 4 year olds

*Information on 15 hours funding for 2,3 & 4 Year olds

*Tax Credits for Childcare

*Universal Credits for Childcare

*Childcare Support whilst you study

*TAX FREE CHILDCARE SAVING UP TO £2,000 PER YEAR