Useful Information

Opening Times, fees and more.

Choosing a nursery is a very important decision. We want to make that decision as easy as possible and support both you and your child.

We welcome children from 2 years old up until they are 4 years old and ready to start school. We can take a maximum of 28 children per session. To join our waiting list or if you have any questions about Snowy’s, funding or the application process, please get in touch.

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Monday to Friday

Morning session            8.45am to 11.45am

Lunch club                    11.45am to 12.15pm (packed lunch required)

Afternoon session         12.15pm to 3.15pm

We offer extended hours on Tuesday and Thursday from 8.30am to 4pm

Term time only

Our fees and charges are:-

Morning Session:          £17

Afternoon Session:        £17

Lunch club:                   £2.50

Extended hours:            £7 (in addition to the half-day session)

A ‘consumables and additional services fee’ of £1.00 per half-day session will be charged to those who are using government-funded hours. If you pay for your child’s sessions rather than using funding or you claim Early Year’s Pupil Premium (EYPP) funding you will not be required to pay this fee. All fees are invoiced on a half-termly basis.

A one-off registration fee of £50 is payable when joining.

We accept all government funding which includes the 15 hours funding for all 3-4-year-olds, the 30 hours funding for eligible working families and the 15 hours funding for eligible 2-year-olds.

Funded places are available to all children the term following their 3rd birthday, up until they start school. Parents can claim 15 hours (5 sessions) per week of government-funded free childcare for 38 weeks. This increases to 30 hours per week for eligible working families.

Funding is also available for eligible 2-year-olds for 15 hours per week, depending on the family income. To check if you are eligible, visit or contact us for more information.

Parents are also able to pay for sessions, which are paid half-termly. We also accept employer childcare vouchers and tax-free childcare. Funding can be shared between two settings.

If we have the availability, you can pre-book extra days. These extra days will be invoiced accordingly.

We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Curriculum that covers birth to five. This is a play-based curriculum covering seven areas of learning:

  • Communication and Language, Physical Development and Personal, Social and Emotional Development (the three Prime areas)
  • Mathematics, Literacy, Understanding the World and Expressive Arts and Design (the four Specific areas)

We follow the individual child’s interests whilst ensuring that the learning objectives are being met. We offer a range of activities both indoors and outdoors including extra-curricular activities such as yoga, sports, baking and music classes.

Starting nursery and pre-school can be an emotional time, for you as well as for your child. We’ll do everything we can to help your child settle in and ensure you are happy too.

We find that children settle much quicker without a parent present, whilst this can be a worry for parents, we find it more beneficial for the child. We encourage a positive goodbye so that your child can see that you are happy to leave them. Your child will have a key person who will be responsible for their well-being and will encourage positive relationships to be formed as early as possible.

We keep parents informed of all aspects of your child’s well-being, development and learning journey through conversations at drop-off/collection and via our online learning journal Tapestry. We offer three informal parent meetings throughout the year and we welcome parents to our ‘parent share activity mornings’ every half term.

Although all staff work and play with all the children, every child has a Key Person who will follow their progress closely and work with parents to ensure all children reach their full potential.

We promote healthy eating and at each session we offer a healthy, nutritious snack and provide fresh milk and water throughout the day. We ask that you contribute and bring in snacks such as fruits, cucumber, cheese, pastries etc.  

Please bring a named water bottle for each session, which the staff can refill as required. Please note that we are a nut-free setting.

If your child is attending lunch club a packed lunch will need to be provided in a named lunch bag including an ice pack to keep the food cool.

Please bring a change of clothes, nappies and wipes (if required), a named water bottle and their packed lunch with an ice pack inside if they stay for lunch. During summer each child will need to bring a sunhat and suncream and in winter a warm/waterproof coat and wellington boots.

We have t-shirts and hoodies available to buy. If you would like your child to wear the uniform, please contact us to pre-order. 

We encourage children to wear practical clothing that allows them to fully participate in all activities. We ask that children bring a pair of wellington boots to keep at Snowy’s for outdoor learning and have spare clothing in their bag. Children go outside in all types of weather so please ensure that suitable coats, gloves, hats, and sun hats are provided. 

As many of our children go onto Brundall Primary School, we maintain good links and a close working relationship with the school as well as other local schools. We regularly visit Brundall Primary School in the summer term with the children and our management and SENCO Lead work with the reception teachers to ensure a smooth transition.

Our Charity Committee is integral to Snowy’s. Without their support, Snowy’s would not be able to continue and the pre-school would have to close.

Our committee is made up of a small team of parents and volunteers. As our pre-schoolers leave in July, so do their parents. We need new members to join us.

There are two ways you can volunteer with us. You can join our committee and be part of your child’s pre-school experience or, if you prefer a more casual role, join our Friends of Snowy’s.

Fundraising is managed by the Friends of Snowy’s, which is essential in providing new resources and equipment for the setting. For more information, email us on

There is no parking at Snowy’s. Access to our premises is required at all times and is it a private road. There is on-street parking a short walk away.