Terms & Conditions

Payments

All fees are payable in advance and should reach us by the 5th of each month. We accept payments by standing order, cheque, cash or childcare vouchers.

Deposit

The deposit will be held as a retainer fee until your child’s place is terminated. (deposit will be deducted by the booking patterns, not by attendance)

Booking patterns

Any changes in booking patterns must be agreed by the Manager.

Extra sessions

Any extra sessions will be invoiced at the end of the month if not already settled.

Absence

Any holidays and absence caused by illness are payable.

Notice period

One month’s notice in writing has to be given if your child is leaving the nursery.

Unpaid fees

Seedlings Day Nursery reserves the right to withdraw the nursery place if fees/payments are not paid in time. We will take legal action if arrangements are not made to settle the outstanding amount.

Late collection

Parents will be charged for late collection. If there is a chance that you may be late, please inform the nursery beforehand. Parents will be invoiced £5 for the first ten minutes and thereafter £5 for every five minutes. Please do not dispute the lateness fee with the nursery.

Inset days

We hold four Inset Days per year for staff training purposes.

Inset days for 2019:

  • 06 May 2019 Bank holiday
  • 7-10 May 2019 Inset days

Other issues

Collection

Children can be collected by named people on the Registration form. Only in an emergency can children be collected by other suitable person (aged over 16) requiring further authorisation and password.

Illness

Any child with an infectious illness, (chickenpox, ringworm, conjunctivitis etc), diarrhoea or vomiting should be kept at home until a doctor has certified that the child is fine to attend the nursery. We will adhere to the local authority’s incubation periods.

Medication

Any child taking antibiotics should not attend the nursery for 24 hours. Prescribed medication can be given at the nursery. The medical book must be signed each day by the child’s parent / guardian.

Loss of belongings

The nursery does not accept responsibility for any loss of jewellery or other personal belongings (please ensure all clothes, shoes, bags, bottles, drinking cups, pacifiers, toothbrushes and buggies have name tags).