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 £25.00 is also required*, which includes your Dottie bag and blanket.
Early Years Education Funding (EYEF)
We offer ‘Stretched’ EYEF sessions for 47 weeks of the year, and are open for 48 weeks of the year. You can access a maximum of 4 funded sessions per week (4 x 3hrs) over 47 weeks of the year with a balance of 2 sessions (2 x 3hrs) for the week 48. Which
makes up the total of 570 hours currently available to funded children per year. For more information about EYEF, please refer to our ‘Written Pattern of Early Years Education Funding’.
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.
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.
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 EYEF only hours