Funding and Fees

FEES – From September 2021

3 year old + = £5.50 per hour

4 months – 35 months = £6.50 per hour

Fees are payable monthly or weekly in advance. Invoices need to be paid no later than the 1st of each month and will be ready to view on the ILD no later than 2 weeks before the payment date.  The payment due date will also be stated clearly on your invoice. If fees are not paid by the date shown on the invoice, your child will not be able to attend any session outside of those funded by the government. However, you will still be charged for any paid sessions not attended, while we are awaiting your payment. A reminder will be sent 7 days after the deadline on your invoice. If payment is not received by the revised invoice date, your paid for sessions will be withdrawn. If, however, you have difficulty paying, please contact either Gemma our admin manager or Charlotte our manager, who will deal with any problems in the strictest of confidence.

Fees can be paid by cash, via BACS, childcare vouchers or tax free childcare Bank details are on your invoice.

Please remember that fees are still payable during illnesses and  holidays, and will be charged from the start date shown on the offer letter. We require 4 weeks’ notice of intention to leave or 4 weeks’ fees in lieu of notice

FUNDING FOR 3 AND 4 YEAR OLDS

Your child is entitled to funding from Swindon Borough Council for up to 570 hours per academic year from the term after their 3rd birthday. If each parent in the household earns a minimum of £120 per week each then you may qualify for 1140 hours per academic year. You are able to spread your funding over 38 weeks (term time only) or 50 weeks, your funding can be taken in various combinations and you are able to pay for any additional sessions on top of your funding. For further information on how funding works or what your options could be please email Gemma our admin manager on admin@ticktock-playgroup.co.uk

For funding purposes, the year is split into 3 terms as follows:

01 September to 31 December

01 January to 31 March

01 April to 31 August

Funding for 2 year olds. 

If eligible your child is entitled to funding from Swindon Borough Council for up to 570 hours per academic year from the term after their 2nd birthday. You can take this funding term time only or extend it over 50 weeks

For funding purposes, the year is split into 3 terms as follows:

01 September to 31 December

01 January to 31 March

01 April to 31 August

Funding is paid direct to Tick Tock by Swindon Borough Council.

If you have any queries, please email Gemma at admin@ticktock-playgroup.co.uk