Little Pirates Nursery and Neptune Nursery

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – schools

Go to GOV.UK: what parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges. Check the website of your child's primary school, secondary school or special school for specific information and advice.

Our child-friendly video, welcome back to school and nursery, shows how children can learn and have fun together while still staying safe from coronavirus.

For guidance on continuing your children's education at home, go to GOV.UK: supporting your children's education during coronavirus (COVID-19). Go to GOV.UK: online resources for home education for websites to help children learn at home. BBC Bitesize also offers daily lessons.

Go to GOV.UK: GCSEs, AS and A level awarding for information on how qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

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. You can make non-voucher payments online as a 'Sundry Debtors' payment:

Pay online

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

Fees for 3 to 5 year-olds

Care Fee
Full day care, 8am to 6pm – weekly £288.40
Full day care, 8am to 6pm – daily £63.90
Half day care including breakfast and lunch, 8am to 1pm – weekly £146.80
Half day care including breakfast and lunch, 8am to 1pm – daily £29.35
Half day care including tea, 1pm to 6pm – weekly £146.80
Half day care including tea, 1pm to 6pm – daily £29.35

Fees for 2 and 3 year-olds

Care Fee
Full day care, 8am to 6pm – weekly £288
Full day care, 8am to 6pm – daily £56.65
Half day care including breakfast and lunch, 8am to 1pm – weekly £149.30
Half day care including breakfast and lunch, 8am to 1pm – daily £31
Half day care including tea, 1pm to 6pm – weekly £149.30
Half day care including tea, 1pm to 6pm – daily £31

Fees for babies

Care Fee
Full day care, 8am to 6:15pm – weekly £310
Full day care, 8am to 6pm – daily £67
Half day care including breakfast and lunch, 8am to 1pm – weekly £167.40
Half day care including breakfast and lunch, 8am to 1pm – daily £33.50
Half day care including breakfast and lunch, 9am to 1pm – daily £28.90
Half day care including tea, 1pm to 6pm – weekly £167.40
Half day care including tea, 1pm to 6pm – daily £33.50
Half day care including tea, 1pm to 5pm – daily £28.90

Other fees

Care Fee
Additional hourly rate for 3 to 5 year-olds between 9am and 4pm £5.90
Additional hourly rate for 2 year-olds between 9am and 4pm £6.20
Additional hourly rate for 0 to 2 year-olds between 9am and 4pm £6.70
Additional charges, free entitlement places – daily £3.35 for lunch

Failure to pay fees will result in you losing your child's place.

If fees remain unpaid, we will take action that could lead to court proceedings.