©2019 by Cricklade Pre-School Playgroup

Time, Dates and Fees


Term Dates




Monday 7th January 
Friday 15th February

Monday 25th February

Friday 5th April



Tuesday 23rd April

Friday 24th May

Monday 3rd June

Friday 19th July



Monday 2nd September
Friday 18th October

Monday 4th November
Friday 20th December



Monday 6th January
Friday 14th February

Monday 24th February
Friday 3rd April



Monday 20th April

Friday 22nd May

Monday 1st June

Friday 17th July


Session Times and Fees

The Pre-School is open between 7.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

We currently offer the following flexible session start and collection times:

Starting: 7.30am – 8am – 9am – 12pm – 1pm

Finishing: 12pm – 1pm – 2pm – 3pm –3.30pm and 4pm

If your child is attending the lunchtime period of 12pm – 1pm, then you will be required to provide a healthy lunchbox for them.

Funding hours

Wiltshire County Council provide 15 hours free, education places for all three and four year olds, for thirty eight weeks of the year. Children become eligible for a funded place from the start of the term after their third birthday.

There is a new government website childcarechoices.gov.uk designed
to help you work through the funding available to find out which may
be applicable for you and how to apply.

Eligible parents are required to apply for 30 hour funding,
the Pre-School cannot arrange this.

Please click the link below for more information. 

We also accept funded 2 year olds. Eligible parents are required to apply
for this funding, the Pre-School cannot arrange this. 

Please click the link below for more information.

For extra hours and children not eligible for free funding,
Pre-School provision is charged at:

2 year olds £4.70 per hour
3 years + £4.50 per hour

All our fees are in line with current government funding rates and include a snack and drink. Fees are payable half termly, in advance and we accept cash, cheque, bank transfer, childcare vouchers and, tax-free childcare payments.

If you would like more information on the sessions, please contact us.