Funding, Policies & Term Time
As a leading childcare provider in Newbury, we are proud to have highly qualified staff with extensive experience. In particular, our nursery nurses in Berkshire have Paediatric First Aid and Food Safety qualifications.
All of our staff at Newbury Lighthouse Day Nursery in Berkshire, are passionate about the work they do.
At Newbury Lighthouse Day Nursery, we offer 15 Hours Free Childcare and 30 Hours Childcare. See below for more details and if you're eligible.
15 Hours Free Childcare
All children aged 3 and over benefit from Nursery Education 15 hours free childcare Funding the term after their 3rd birthday. Also, the entitlement is up to 15 hours of free nursery school education for 38 weeks of the year. Therefore, Lighthouse nursery school in Newbury will apply to West Berkshire Council on your behalf.
30 Hours Childcare
Children may be entitled to 30 hours childcare funding the term after their 3rd birthday, this is linked to parental income. Also, the entitlement is for up to 30 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year. You can find out if your child is eligible for 30 hours of funding by visiting Childcare Choices. Therefore, you will need to submit a funding code to our nursery school in Newbury, this code needs to be verified by West Berkshire Council.
Nursery School Funding for 2 Year Olds
Some 2-year-olds are entitled to 15 hours of free nursery education for 38 weeks of the year. Therefore, you will need to apply to West Berkshire Council to access the funding.
Childcare Vouchers and Tax-Free Childcare
At Lighthouse Nursery School Newbury we accept payments using all of the childcare voucher schemes. Also, the government has now introduced its own scheme called Tax-Free Childcare, which we also accept. Furthermore, you can find out more by visiting Childcare Choices.
Daily Routines at Our Nursery School Newbury
Baby Room Routine
In the baby room at our day nursery in Newbury, the daily routine is flexible. Also, we will take parental wishes and needs of individual babies into account. Please note nappies will be changed throughout the day as needed.
Furthermore, please click the button below to download our baby timetable.
Pre-School Room Routine
In the pre-school room, the daily routine is flexible. Also, we will take the needs of individual children into account. In particular, children will be supervised to wash hands throughout the day, we have highlighted meal times only.
Furthermore, please click the button below to download our pre-school room timetable.
Sample Menu from Our Nursery School in Newbury
We offer a range of nutritious and delicious food
At our day nursery in Newbury we offer a range of nutritious and delicious food for your child to enjoy. In particular, we provide cereals, toast and a selection of spreads to give your child a healthy start to the day, followed by a hot lunch and a selection of different options for teatime!
Furthermore, download our sample menu below.
Click the button below to download and view our fees. The fees we would normally charge are set out as standard fees, we are charging significantly lower fees because we recognise COVID-19 may have affected your income.
Click the button below to download and read our policies at Newbury Lighthouse Nursery School. Regular quizzes, professional discussions and supervisions will monitor staff’s understanding of these policies and procedures.