Terms & Conditions


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

We are registered on the Tax Free Childcare and Enjoy Benefit Vouchers schemes.


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 requested in writing and agreed by the Manager.

Extra sessions

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


Any holidays and absence caused by illness are payable.

Notice period

Six weeks’ notice in writing has to be given if your child is leaving the nursery. This is to allow enough time to use up the deposit.

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.

2023 Inset days:

Tuesday, 2th May- Friday, 5th May 2023

This year we will take part in training “Self-regulation” from our area Lewisham Early Years Adviser.

Other issues


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.


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.


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).