Preschool Opening Times

Based in Earley, near Reading in Berkshire, Maiden Erlegh Preschool is open Monday to Friday during school term times. Our opening times are as follows:

DayAM SessionsLunch Club*PM Sessions
Monday9.00am-12.00pm12.00pm-12.30pm12.00pm-3.00pm
Tuesday9.00am-12.00pm12.00pm-12.30pm12.00pm-3.00pm
Wednesday9.00am-12.00pmn/a12.00pm-3.00pm
Thursday9.00am-12.00pmn/a12.00pm-3.00pm
Friday9.00am-12.00pmn/a12.00pm-3.00pm
*Parents need to provide a packed lunch for those attending the nursery’s lunch club.

Our Childcare Fees

All children are entitled to 15 hours free childcare, subsidised by the government, from the term after their 3rd birthday (30h where applicable). This can be taken in any combination of sessions, subject to availability. Please note that lunch club cannot be taken as part of the free entitlement.

Hours attended above the free entitlement will be charged at the rates shown below.

Our fees are:

• Per 3 hour session: £16.90
• Lunch Club: £3.50

Note: the afternoon session will include the lunch club. It will be possible for children attending the morning session to stay on for lunch club, for a charge of £3.50 and then leave at 12.30pm.

Our daily routine

Morning SessionAfternoon SessionPreschool Activities
9.00am12pmChildren arrive / Self register / Child Initiated Play /Lunch
9.30am12.30pmRegister / Adult initiated activity / Letters and sounds
9.50am12.50pmChild Initiated Outdoor / Indoor play / Free Flow Snack time / Child Centred Small Group Activities
11.40am2.40pmStory time / Singing time
12.00pm3.00pmLunch Club/Children's home time
There is a £20.00 administration fee (non-refundable)