Useful Info

Term Dates 2018


Term 1:
Monday 3rd Sept to Friday 19th Oct

 

Half Term:
Monday 22nd Oct to 29th Oct (inclusive)

 

Term 2:
Tuesday 30th Oct to Thursday 13th Dec

Term 3:
Starts Monday 7th Jan 2019

Dates for Your Diary:
Christmas Party - Friday 14th December 2018

 

Activity News

Halloween & Bonfire Night


This term we will be making a large wall display for bonfire night and doing various art activities for Halloween; e.g. making some bats, ghosts and pumpkin pots.

Christmas


We will also be celebrating Christmas, decorating a tree, making a card, reindeer food etc. and teaching the children some simple Christmas songs for them to sing after the Christmas party to parents.

 

Ofsted Report

Download the Report

The Ark are extremely proud to have been rated by Ofsted as consistantly 'good'. Read the full report here.

 

Our Prices

All 3 to 4-year-olds in England can get 570 hours of free early education or childcare per year. This is usually taken as 15 hours each week for 38 weeks of the year. You may also be able to get up to 30 hours free childcare (1,140 hours per year) depending on your circumstances. Some 2-year-olds are also eligible for funding.

You can start claiming free childcare after your child turns 3. The date you can claim will depend on when their birthday is.

 

Visit www.gov.uk for details of funded childcare eligibility.

 

All sessions over your child's funded amount (or if your child is under 3 and not applicable for funding) will cost:

 

Prices & Sessions:

All Day Session (8.30am to 3.30pm) £28.00
Morning Session (8.30am to 11.30am) £12.00
Afternoon Session (12.30pm to 3.30pm) £12.00
Lunchtime Session* (11.30am to 12.30pm) £4.00*

*only available when booked with another session

 

Prices & Sessions (applicable to privately funded 2 year olds only):

All Day Session (8.30am to 3.30pm) £35.00
Morning Session (8.30am to 11.30am) £15.00
Afternoon Session (12.30pm to 3.30pm) £15.00
Lunchtime Session* (11.30am to 12.30pm) £5.00*

*only available when booked with another session

 

We ask that all non-funded sessions are paid by banks transfer or by cheque. Please use your child's name as a reference.

 

Learn through Play

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Taking Turns

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Interactive Zoo Experience

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Making Collages

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Joining in Activities