Snapdragons Pre-School Northam



From the term following your child’s 3rd Birthday they will be entitled to 15 hours of funding per week.  For example: 5 x 3 hour sessions. These can be taken as a morning and an afternoon session if required, providing care for your child from 9am – 3.00pm.

Free childcare for two year olds

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Extended Entitlement (30 Hour Funding)

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Sessions for children aged 2 to 3 years who are not currently grant funded are charged at £5.00 per hour, and will be billed at the beginning of each half term. 

More information on funding

If your child is born between:

They are eligible for a free place from:

1 April -
31 August

1 September following their third birthday until statutory school age

1 September -
31 December

1 January following their third birthday until statutory school age

1 January -
31 March

 1 April following their third birthday until statutory school age

Opening Times

Morning sessions:  9.00 am – 12.00 noon 

Afternoon sessions:  12.00 pm –  3.00pm

Children are welcome to  attend for a full day if required.

All children attending an afternoon session should bring a packed lunch as we will be enjoying a shared lunch with staff and children.  Drinks will be provided. 

Please also send a piece of fresh fruit for your child for mid morning break.