Little Pirates Nursery and Neptune Nursery

Fees

Little Pirates and Neptune both provide funded nursery places, dependent on certain benefits, and private places.

Fees are paid direct to Thurrock Council. We do not accept any payment at the nurseries.

You will be sent an invoice each month. Childcare vouchers are paid electronically – go to GOV.UK: childcare vouchers. You can make non-voucher payments online as 'Invoice Payments'.

Pay online

Fees must be paid on time, including for all absences. The same fixed rate applies to all rooms.

The rates below apply from 1 April 2021.

Fees for babies

Care Daily Weekly
Full day care, 8am to 6:15pm,
including all meals
£69 £319
Half day care, 8am to 1pm or 1pm to 6pm,
including hot lunch or cold tea
£34.50 £172
Half day care, 9am to 1pm or 1pm to 5pm,
including hot lunch or cold tea
£29.50

Fees for 2 to 3 year-olds

The charges below apply only after you have used up your entitlement of free hours for childcare. For details, go to free childcare for 2 year-olds and free childcare for 3 and 4 year-olds.

Care Daily Weekly
Full day care, 8am to 6:15pm,
including all meals
£58 £290
Half day care, 8am to 1pm or 1pm to 6pm,
including hot lunch or cold tea
£31.75 £153

Fees for 3 to 5 year-olds

The charges below apply only after you have used up your entitlement of free hours for childcare. For details, go to free childcare for 3 and 4 year-olds.

Care Daily Weekly
Full day care, 8am to 6:15pm,
including all meals
£65.50 £297
Half day care, 8am to 1pm or 1pm to 6pm,
including hot lunch or cold tea
£30 £150

Other fees

Care Fee
Additional hours of care, 0 to 2 year-olds £6.90 per hour
Additional hours of care, 2 year-olds £6.30 per hour
Additional hours of care, 3 to 5 year-olds £6 per hour
Hot lunch – if you do not wish to pay for this, you can provide a packed lunch for your child £3.45 for a hot lunch