Government funding for 3 and 4 year olds

St Andrew's is registered for government funding for all 3 and 4 year olds. Eligibility for this is from the fixed date following their third birthday, as follows:

Date of third birthday Government funding starts
1 April to 31 August Term 1 - September
1 September to 31 December Term 3 - January
1 January to 31 March Term 5 - April

Please be reminded that your child is entitled up to 15/30 hours per week the term after their 3rd birthday. This can be used flexibly over the week.

Any additional hours outside these will be charged at:-

£5.00 per hour for 3 and 4 year olds.

£5.50 per hour for 2 year olds and non funded 3 year olds.

Government funding for 2 year olds

West Sussex County Council also offer free funding for some 2 year olds. We are registered to accept children on the scheme. To find out if you are eligible contact WSCC directly.


Session Price FundedPrice Non Funded
All day session (9.00-3.30) £32.50£35.75
Tuesday all day session (9.30-3.30) £30.00£33.00
Friday session (9.00-2.30) £27.50£30.25
Morning session (9.00-12.00 / 9.30-12.30)
Lunchtime session (12.00-1.00 / 12.30-1.30)