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Fees at Cambridge

Our fees at Cambridge – from 1 September 2023

Our Cambridge Salisbury Villas and Cambridge Shaftesbury Road sites provide daycare from 07.30 to 18.00, Monday to Friday. We are open all year round, except on the following dates when the nursery closes:

Christmas closure 2023/24: Tuesday 21 December 2023 to 1 January 2024 – inclusive of these dates
Summer closure 2024: Week beginning Monday 29 July 2024

Nursery and Early Years

Full day, year round   07.30 – 18.00   Age 1-2    £92 per day

Full day, year round  07.30 – 18.00    Age 2-3  £89 per day

Full day, year round or term time 07.30 – 18.00   Age 3-4   £81 per day

School day, term time 08.00 – 15.15  Reception £4,887 per term

Full day fees are worked out per day and apply all year round. Fees include full time day care from 07.30 to 18.00 as well as meals, milk, nappies and cream (as appropriate).

Kindergarten children are required to have a minimum of 3 sessions in a week. Each session is equivalent to one day. Term time only attendance is available for 3 – 4 year olds (further information on request from the admissions office). Children who attend Kindergarten classes are expected to be in attendance for the full core teaching hours of 08:30 -3:15.

Reception fees are for the school day, term time only and include lunch. This can be supplemented with wraparound care and holiday provision. Term time wrap around care is available for Reception children from 15.15-18.00 and is charged at £14.50 per day.

The Nursery and Early Years setting closes at 18.00; any charges that need to be made after this time will be charged at £10 per 10 minutes or part thereof.

Registration fees

The registration fee required at the time of submitting an application reflects the costs incurred by the Foundation in administering the admissions process before the offer of a place is made. This fee is non-refundable.

  • Nursery and Kindergarten: £100
  • Reception: £200

Acceptance fee

The acceptance fee is payable when an offer of a place is accepted by the parents and reflects the administrative costs incurred by the Foundation in preparing for new pupils to join the Foundation, including induction arrangements. This fee is non-refundable.

  • Nursery and Kindergarten: £100
  • Reception: £300

Refundable deposit

The deposit is payable when an offer of a place is accepted by the parents and is held as security by the Foundation. The deposit is refunded when the pupil leaves the Foundation, or in the event that the pupil fails to meet the entry requirements to join the Foundation, in accordance with the Foundation’s Parent Contract.

  • Reception £500 refundable deposit

Early Years – term time wraparound care

16.00 – 18.00 £14.50 per day

Reception – school holiday provision

School holiday provision is available for children at Stephen Perse Reception.

08.00 – 18.00   £72 per day

No hidden fees

We know how hectic life as a parent can be, so we’ve saved you the trouble of remembering the little things. We provide nappies, wipes and cream, as well as meals and milk throughout the day. No need to worry about additional costs – these are all on us. Our healthy eating menus include vegetarian options and are developed with the specific needs of toddlers and young children in mind.

Tax-free childcare

We accept tax-free childcare credits.