Willowdene Nursery School


Our current day rate is £88.00 inclusive of all meals. 

*Special offer 5-day rate £86.00*

Our hourly rate for ages 2 upwards is £9.50 per hour.

Meals are charged as - 

Breakfast - £1.50

Lunch - £3.50

Tea - £2.50

Sessions are bookable by the day, or by the hour. Bookings for our Baby Room and Walkers and Talkers rooms are by full day only. Hourly bookings are for children over 3yrs. There is no collection or drop offs bookable during our lunch period of 11.30 -1.00.



Times and Dates

Currently we are open 8.00 - 5.00 five days per week and for 51 weeks of the year. (We close over the Christmas period)

For our school term dates for 2023-2024  please click here


To enquire about available spaces please complete our online form here

Please register your child as soon as possible in order to avoid disappointment over availability of places.

Please read our Admission Policy for further information on how to register your child. 

For more information on our  Terms and Conditions please click here 

We have a minimum attendance of 3 days per week for children in our Baby room and Walkers & Talkers room.  We have a minimum attendance of 15 hours per week for children in our Pre-School room (3yrs +) however for children who are eligible for the Extended funding (known as 30hrs) we have a minimum attendance of 3 days or 27 hours. Our minimum attendance at our Sherfield Park site is 18 hours per week for 27 hours for those on the Extended funding. The minimum booking per day is 3 hours. 



Grant funded children – Your child is eligible for Government grant funding from the term following their third birthday when an allowance of 570 funded hours is given per year.This funding is applied as a Stretched Offer - 11 funded hours per week for 51 weeks of the year.

We offer the Extended funding which equals to an additional 11 hours per week. An application is required for this additional funding through HMRC, please see further details at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk 

We also offer the 2 year old grant funding, please visit Hampshire County Council's website for further details on eligibility and criteria. 

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