Information for Parents

Below you will find any information and downloads we think may be useful for you, if there is anything else you would like to know please email us at sandytots1@gmail.com or send us a message using our online form. 

We are full until further notice and have a waiting list in place:

Starfish 0-2’s – Full until February 2025 onwards

Jellyfish 2-3’s – Full until September 2025 onwards

Pufferfish 3-5’s – Full until January 2025 onwards

If you would like to be added to our waiting list incase a place becomes available please send across the details below to sandytots1@gmail.com

Your Child’s Name:

Child’s Date of Birth:

Days and Sessions Needed:

Potential Start Date:

Telephone Number:

Email Address:

Other Information:

There is all aspects of childcare support from 9 months onwards funding (15/30 Hours), THINK 2, Tax Free Childcare, Universal Credits, EYPP, Disability Access Fund and many more, please click on the link below:
 
https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk
 
https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Children-and-early-years/Childcare/Costs.aspx
 
Starting from April 2024, funded places will be expanded in phases. By September 2025, most working families with children under the age of 5 will be entitled to 30 hours of childcare support.

The changes are being introduced gradually to make sure that providers can meet the needs of more families. The government roll out of the expansion is as follows:The changes are being introduced gradually to make sure that providers can meet the needs of more families. The government roll out of the expansion is as follows:

  • From April 2024, working parents of 2-year-olds will be able to access 15 hours childcare support.
  • From September 2024, 15 hours childcare support will be extended to working parents of children from the age of 9 months to 3-year-olds.
  • From September 2025, working parents of children from 9 months will be entitled to 30 of funded Childcare

For Funded Places 9 months upwards:

When could my child be eligible ?

The child’s birthday:

  • 1 January – 31 March: funding can start from the summer term (from 1 April) 
  • 1 April – 31 August: funding can start from autumn term (from 1 September)
  • 1 September – 31 December: funding can start spring term (from 1 January)

A day in Sandytots

The first day at nursery can be daunting for any parent. Click below to find out a little more about what to expect along with some hints and tips to make those first few days as smooth as possible. 
A day at sandytots

Memorable Dates

Keep your calendar up to date with any upcoming events along with our term time date. 

Fees’s and Booking Forms (Daycare and Funded Places)

Before and After School

Holiday Club Fee’s

Policies and Procedures

For full copies and all other policies and procedures please contact the nursery office on 01785 256155 or email sandytots1@gmail.com