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All our staff are highly qualified and experienced early years professionals, undertaking regular training to enhance the children's learning and development and they have been vetted to ensure their suitability to work in our setting. Our priority at Preschool and Out of School club is to create a fun,happy and nurturing environment for everyone that attends.

 As a charity, we are very proud to offer affordable childcare of the highest quality. We are an inclusive setting that aims to create a positive learning experience for all children to help them grow and develop whilst feeling supported at all times. 

We strive to ensure that our parents feel involved in their child's learning and by working in partnership together this is achieved in several ways. Tapestry is our online learning and communication tool that parents can access. We have an open door policy at our setting which means that parents can speak to us when required. We also have two open evenings each year to allow parents to talk to their child's key worker and look at their children's work.

 We offer Preschool sessions for children aged 2-5 and Wrap around care in our Acorns Out of School Club from 7:30am - 6pm for children aged 2-11.

We also run a holiday club from our very large setting during all school holidays with the exception of Christmas.

Session times & prices  September 2022


9-12 pm or 12-3 pm    £12.00

9-3 pm                         £22.00

7.30-6 pm                    £35.00

Other sessions are available within the hrs of 7.30-6 pm, please contact us for more information.

Out of School Club

Breakfast Club: 7.30 am - 9 am (breakfast included) - £4.50

After school Club 3.15 pm -6.00 pm (Hot meal included) - £9.00

Holiday Club 

 We are open from 8-6 pm during all school holidays with the exception of Christmas and offer flexible sessions to suit your requirements.

A full day price is £35.00 for children under 5 and £30.00 for children aged 5-11. We offer a sibling discount for children attending a full day. All meals and activities are included in the price.


Did You Know?

You could be eligible to claim up to 80% of child care costs through the childcare element of working families tax credits. 


All  3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 15 hours of free nursery education per week during term time. Some parents may be eligible to claim funding for 2-year olds, to apply please go to the Notts County Council website. 

We also accept the 30-hour funding initiative for working parents, this can be used at Acorns Out-of-School club as well as Preschool (term time only)  To see if you are eligible, please visit


We also accept a variety of employment based childcare vouchers such as Computer Share, Busy Bees, Eden Red ,as well as the Government Tax Free childcare scheme.

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