How to Register

Morning Session - 8.00am to 1.00pm
Afternoon Session - 1.00pm to 6.00pm
Full Day Session - 8.00am to 6.00pm
Early bird session 7.30am to 8am available on request

FEES FROM 1st June 2016

Our fees include Nappies, Wipes, Snacks and Hot Meals.
Age Group Half Day Full Day Hourly Rate Add on 1-3pm to am session
0 - 2 years 11 months £32 £58.75


3-5 years £29.75 £53.50

FEG Only 15 hrs pw maximum
meals not included across 38 weeks pa
Zero cost Zero cost Hot meals £3.75  
FEG Only using 11 hrs pw across 51 weeks pa
Zero cost Zero cost Hot meals £3.75  
Early Bird Session

Download Parents Guide and Registration Form


Registering your child:
Registering your child: If you are considering registering your child at the nursery, we would love to show you around and give you a little more information! Please call  the Manager on the number under the contact page or email her on to arrange to visit.

However, if you have visited before or would just like to register now you are welcome to complete the registration forms at the back of the parent's guide and return them to us with your £35 registration fee, if accessing FEG sessions only we will waive the registration fee.   We will then contact you to confirm arrangements.


A Step Ahead, Leechpond Hill, Lower Beeding, West Sussex, RH13 6NR.

Tel: (01403) 891012


Free Entitlement Grant and Government Savings

Nursery Grant (3 -5 years)

Nursery grants are available for all children from the term following their 3rd birthday. Grant amounts are paid pro-rata according to the
number of sessions you register for at the beginning of each term. You will need to complete a grant form and return it with your child’s
original birth certificate.   Children eligible are entitled to a maximumof 15  hours per week which can be used in any session or 11hrs across 51 weeks.   
The additional cost is for hot food and resources which are not covered by the funding.

If you wish to access only the grant funded hours please contact the Manager

Nursery Grant (2 years old)

Following a successful pilot of the funding it has been released nationwide, there is specific criteria around who can access this funding
and more information can be obtained from WSCC Family Information Service 01243 777807 or your Health Visitor.   More information
is available and an online application with the
following link:

Childcare Vouchers from your employer

We accept all childcare vouchers, which are a way of paying for your childcare with tax and NI relief saving you money on your fees. 
If you would like to know more please speak with your Human Resources or payroll team to sign up.  If you are having problems please
 speak with the nursery manager who will be able to support you.

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Monday - Friday
8.00am - 6.00pm
51 weeks a year

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