We will be offering FREE places under the new childcare entitlements for working parents as they're phased in from April 2024, Setpember 2024 and September 2025. Please contact us now if you would like to reserve a place.
We already provide FREE 15 hours and 30 hours per week places for qualifying 2, 3 and 4 year olds. Please note that entitlement to a Free Early Education place does not offer the guarantee of a place at any one provider or a particular pattern of delivery. Please get in touch to reserve a place.
The nursery is open 8:00am until 6pm unless otherwise stated
All fees are due by the first day of the month to which they relate.
Main Meals need to be provided as a packed lunch which is brought in from home.
We are part of the Kent County Council 'Free for 2 scheme'. This is free childcare for your 2 year old for up to 15 hours a week. Certain criteria have to be met for your child to be eligible for a place, please ask for more details.
Fees are still to be paid if a child is absent. If your child has an appointment or is admitted to hospital, please talk to the manager. For your child to keep their place at the nursery fees must be paid by the due date.
15 hours or 30 hours entitlement sessions are as follows: 8am till 1pm 9.30am - 12.30pm 1pm till 6pm 1.30pm till 4.30pm
Sessions are subject to availability. Please speak to the Nursery Manager.
Sessions & Term Dates
We are open all year including during the school holidays for the convenience of parents. The terms dates below are only for government funded childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds, receiving their 15 hours per week over 38 weeks
Seashells Nursery term dates for 2023-24 are as follows: Term 1: 4th Sept - 20th Oct 2023 Term 2: 30th Oct - 15th Dec 2023 Term 3: 8th Jan - 9th Feb 2024 Term 4: 19th Feb - 28th Mar 2024 Term 5: 15th Apr - 24th May 2024 Term 6: 3rd June - 22nd July 2024
SEASHELLS nURSERY EY297098
Is part of the group Children and Families Ltd a company limited by guarantee registered in England.
Registered Office: C&F Seashells, Rose Street, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1AW
Registered Charity Number: 1115459 Limited Company Number: 04615904