Essential Information


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

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!

Full day care:

Monday - Friday
7:30am - 6pm
All children £47.00 per day

Half day sessions:

Monday - Friday (subject to availability)
8am - 1pm or 1pm - 6pm
All children £32.00 per half day

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) 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 (9am-12 noon/1pm-4pm/9am-3pm) 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.

Prices correct as from July 2017
"I like my teachers. I like playing on the computer and playing out in the garden." Theo, aged 4

Pre-school room at a glance:

  • 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.
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