Funding a Nursery Place

FSN offer Early Years Education Entitlement (EYEE) at all nurseries.
 
All EYEE sessions are provided completely free of charge in 3 or 6 hour blocks as follows;
9am to 12pm, 12pm to 3pm, 9am to 3pm. Monday – Friday – Term Time Only
 
3 & 4 Year old Funding – Universal Offer -  is for up to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks, from the funding period after your child’s 3rd birthday.
3 & 4 Year old Funding – Extended Offer -  is for up to 30 hours per week for 38 weeks, from the funding period after your child’s 3rd birthday, eligibility criteria apply.
2 Year old Funding -  is for up to 15 hours per week for 38 weeks, eligibility criteria apply.
 
All care provided outside of these hours is chargeable on an hourly basis.
 
For further information on getting help with childcare costs please visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

SuccessES


I just want to thank everyone at FSN who have made the last two years so amazing. I have learnt so much and met so many inspiring people. The work you do with the community truly changes lives, as it changed mine. The courses you provide have led me into employment and given me the skills to create a life for myself.
I will continue to sing your praises to those that I meet and tell people about the amazing work that you do and hope that FSN thrives for many years to come. I know you'll touch many lives as you did mine.

- FSN Volunteer

"I do feel that safeguarding and wellbeing of the children is fully prioritised and staff go to great lengths to support families and children. The Nursery demonstrates empathy and works hard to ensure fairness for families/children here. Really stands out as 'safe space' for children."

- Health Visitor - St. Nick's Nursery

It was really nice to meet other families In our group, in the same situation as us, "I was terrified to start with but it was an extremely fun day"
"My little girl has really benefitted from being with other young people in similar situations. She knows she is not alone and it's ok to be sad and angry. She talks about Nanna now a lot more"
"Dragonflies has made an invaluable difference to my son, I think he was in a dark place and Dragonflies has let the light shine for him again

- Dragonflies parent/carer comments

"The Community Learning courses have been a valuable resource for our clients looking to improve their mental health and wellbeing, as well as providing insight to self-management/coping strategies to build resilience. Our clients have reported they have found them interesting, informative and easy to engage with due to the welcoming and supportive staff and informal setting."

- Community Connectors, Southdown

I have been at FSN since 2010. When I first came I knew about it because the fellowship was founded on Christian principles 80 years ago. Volunteering has changed my life. It is not only the staff who are always there to help you when you are at your lowest and feel down, but it is also a place where you can come and meet people. Volunteering for FSN has changed my life.

- FSN Volunteer