Funding & Fees

Deposit & Registration Fee

A deposit of £50.00 is required to secure your place and is refunded on your final invoice. A registration fee of £30.00 is also required*, which includes your Dottie bag and Tshirt.


Early Years Education Funding (EYEF)

We offer ‘Stretched’ EYEF sessions for 51 weeks of the year, and are open for 51 weeks of the year. You can access a maximum of 11 funded hours over 51 weeks of the year with a balance of 9 hours which can be booked in addition to your regular pattern.  This

makes up the total of 570 hours currently available to funded children per year.


Early Years Education Funding (Extended 30 Hours)

We offer 30 hours funded places.

Two Year Old Funding

We offer funded places for eligible Two Year olds.

Voucher Schemes

We accept all childcare vouchers from providers and employers these can significantly reduce your childcare costs. Please speak to a member of staff for more information.

Payment of Fees

Fees are due monthly in advance. Parents/guardians are invoiced on the 20th of the month via email and payment is due on or before the last working day of the month. Fees still apply if children are absent, sick or if holiday is taken during times that we are open. Late payment fees may apply.

Notice Period

Parents/guardians must give 6 week’s notice in writing to cancel their child’s place at Dottie Tots.

*Registration fee is not applicable to those children accessing free entitlement hours only  or for those  eligible for two year old funding