What’s included in our nursery costs?

  • 2 years 9 months – 5 years
  • Key person
  • Free flow inside and out play areas
  • More structured day
  • Focus on independence
  • Computer use (no internet access)

Little acorn guardian angels

In the pre-school room new children are given an extra helping hand by Little Acorn’s 4 guardian angels – the 4 eldest children. The guardian angels help newer children to settle in and find their way.

Open 7:30 –  to 6pm

Breakfast before 8am. Cooked lunch, afternoon tea, snacks.

Nursery children – birth up to 4.5 years

Holiday club – average 8-9 years up – whole day during term time

After school club

Safe and secure

  • CCTV cameras operational
  • Staff are CRB checked
  • Password system for unfamiliar faces collecting kids
  • Staff have a 6 months induction allowing plenty of time to settle-in
  • Open door policy on toilets
  • No mobile phones
  • Glass panels for total visibility
  • Daily records

Half day sessions:

Monday – Friday subject to availability

8am – 1pm or 1pm – 6pm

£33.50 per half day

£5.25 Hourly rate

Full day care:

Monday – Friday

7:30am – 6pm

All childrens fees are now:

£49.00 per day

£5.25 Hourly rate

How much will I pay?

9 out of 10 families are eligible for some financial assistance through the new Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit schemes. The amount you receive will depend on your circumstances. Have a look at our useful extras page for more information.

Little Acorns also accepts company childcare vouchers. If your workplace uses a different scheme talk to us – we’re likely to accept those too!

Government Funded sessions

Hedge End Nursery:

Free playgroup sessions (9am-12pm/1pm-4pm) for children over 3 years (subject to availability)

Eastleigh Nursery:

Free playgroup sessions (9am-12pm/12noon-3pm/9am-3pm) Free playgroup sessions times for children over 3 years (subject to availability). Lunch fees apply.

Little Acorns in Eastleigh and Hedge End are an approved 2 year old Early Years Education funding provider (please call for more information).

Free playgroup sessions for children eligible for 2 year old offer (subject to availability)

Hourly rate £4.80 for children not yet eligible for funding who want to attend playgroup sessions.

Want to know more about our nursery and what Little Acorns Day Nursery can mean for your little one’s development? Don’t hesitate to call us!