Nursery Sessions

• Richard de Clare Nursery is able to offer (subject to availability) places to children the academic term after their third birthday.
• We offer flexible hours to accommodate both 15 and 30 hour entitlement (eligible families.)

 FOR ALL CHILDREN: In order to enable our team to plan the very best experience for your children, we require the first 15 funded hours to remain the same each half term.

For 15 hour funded children, you may choose:
• 5 morning or 5 afternoon sessions OR, 2 full days and one additional session.


• Morning session will run from 9.00am-12.00pm. Children will be collected at 12.00pm and will not have lunch at school.
• Afternoon session will run from 12.00pm-3.00pm. Children will bring a packed lunch.
Only children who attend an afternoon session, or a full day will be able to have lunch with us.
For 30 hour funded children:
• You may choose to use your funded entitlement for any sessions required.
• You may also split your child's funding with ONE other provider, as long as a minimum of 15 hours a week is spent in our setting
• Children are welcome to bring a packed lunch at no added cost

Additional Sessions

• Additional non funded sessions - £15.00.
• Children are welcome to bring a packed lunch at no added cost.
• If you require an additional session, please speak to Mrs McGuigan or Miss Joyce in the school office for availability.

For more information regarding childcare funding, click here.

Richard de Clare Community Academy, Halstead