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
*Parents need to provide a packed lunch for those attending the pre-school’s lunch club/afternoon session.

Our Childcare Fees

All children are entitled to 15 hours funded childcare. 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 3hour session: £20 (from Feb 2022)
• Lunch Club: £3.75 (per day)

Note: the afternoon session will include the lunch club. It may be possible for children attending the morning session to stay on for lunch club, for a charge of £3.75 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 / 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)