The Nursery is an independent charitable company.

Fees are calculated, and charged in advance, on a monthly basis. Fees can be paid direct from salary for OU employees, Childcare Vouchers and BACs transfers.

Fees are not refundable. One month’s notice is required in writing for any changes to your child’s attendance at nursery.

Monthly charges

These are effective from 1st April 2021.

SessionsUnder 2’s2 – 3 Years3 Years
10 (5 Days)£1169£1116£1094
9£1063£1014£985
8£944£901£875
7£826£789£765
6£709£676£656
5£590£563£546
4£473£451£438
3£354£338£328
2 (1 Day)£236£225N/A

Fees will be reviewed annually

Government funding

The nursery offers access to 30 hours of funding for eligible parents.

Please note our criteria for accessing universal funding and the extended funding offer:

Universal funding (15 hours)

  • Attendance is a minimum of 3 sessions per week
  • Funding will be applied as a stretched offer 11 hours of free childcare for 50 weeks

Extended funding (30 hours)

  • Attendance is a minimum of 5 sessions per week
  • Funding will be applied as a stretched offer 22 hours of free childcare for 50 weeks

Childcare Vouchers

The nursery excepts Childcare vouchers and the Government Tax Free childcare scheme.

For further information, please refer to the below website

https://www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/childcare-vouchers