• Arc Nursery Fees

Our Fees

The fees shown here are correct as of 1st April 2018. The nursery only offers full day care and we recommend a minimum of two days per week attendance.

Registration fee
There is a one-off non refundable registration fee of £50 to place your child on the waiting list which is payable on submission of the application form for your child.

Under 2’s

2 £690 monthly
3 £1,020 monthly
4 £1,250 monthly
5 £1,540 monthly

Any additional days taken are charged at £75 per day


2 £610 monthly
3 £915 monthly
4 £1,080 monthly
5 £1,360 monthly

Any additional days taken are charged at £70 per day

Over 3’s

2 £600 monthly
3 £900 monthly
4 £1,050 monthly
5 £1,320 monthly

Any additional days taken are charged at £65 per day

Our Fees include:
• Breakfast (before 9.00am)
• Home cooked Lunch
• Home cooked Tea
• Fruit and Snacks
• Milk
• Wipes and Nappies
• Sunscreen
• Trips/Outings

More Information

Subsidised places
We offer subsidised places across all age groups subject to availability, terms and conditions. Please enquire for more information.
Sibling discount
There is a sibling discount of 15% for your eldest child attending the Arc, provided that your children attend the Arc at the same time.
Settling in period
Before your child starts at the nursery, there will be a settling in period of a minimum of 2 weeks running across a consecutive 10 days. The first week is free and you will be required to stay for the whole 1.5 hour period with your child. The second week is charged at a rate of £175 for babies and £150 for children per week, as you will leave your child once they are settled in the care of the nursery for extended periods of time throughout this week.
Swap Days
Each child is entitled to three swap days per year (1st April – 31st March) that can be used In lieu of missed attendance at nursery due to sickness or holiday. We cannot offer swap days for bank holidays or inset days due to the availability we have in the nursery. To book your swap day, please ensure that you know which missed day you want to use it in place of and that you book at least one day before with the reception team.
Payment terms
Fees are paid monthly in advance by standing order. Statements and balancing invoices for extra days and services will be issued at the end of the month.
The deposit is the equivalent of one month’s fees and will be returned to you in line with the nursery’s terms and conditions. It is to be paid within seven days of acceptance of the space at the nursery along with the settling in fee. This can be paid via cash or cheque directly to the nursery reception or transferred to the nursery’s bank account.
Childcare vouchers
We accept most forms of Childcare vouchers, if we are not currently registered with your provider we will do so. Please enquire for further information on this.
Please note:
Childcare Tax and Working Tax Credits are available from the Inland Revenue to help with up to 80% of your childcare costs. For further information please follow this link: