Opening times and dates
The Family Centre is open from Monday to Friday for 43 weeks 4 days per year, plus an optional 2 weeks Summer Playscheme: a total of 45 weeks 4 days. The first week of the Autumn term will incorporate induction sessions and a staggered entry system for new children so some will not be booked in until the beginning of the second week.
Normal opening times are from 08:45 to 17:00. But for those who require it there is an early group and a late group available.
The Early Group is held from 08:15 to 08:45.
It costs £2.00 extra per day for regular sessions, for the whole term, booked before the main invoices are issued. Or £2.50 for one off or semi-regular sessions or those booked after the invoices have been issued. It is free to UK students only when they have a 09:00 off main site lecture and those on teaching practice who have booked a place.
The Late Group is held from 17:00 to 17:30.
It costs £2.00 extra per day for regular sessions, for the whole term, booked before the main invoices are issued. Or £2.50 for one off, or occasional sessions, or those booked after the invoices have been issued. It is free to UK students only when they are attending lectures or teaching practice until 17:00 and have booked a place.
Please book Early & Late Group sessions at least one day in advance. Parents using sessions that have not been booked will be charged £4 per session
The Family Centre closes at 17:30. Any parent arriving after that time will be charged a late collection fee of £20 plus £5 for every five minutes after 17:30.
Opening dates 2012/2013
Autumn Term 2012: Monday 3 September – Friday 21 December 2012
Spring Term 2013: Thursday 3 January – Thursday 28 March 2013
Summer Term 2013: Monday 8 April – Friday 26 July 2013
Summer holiday 2013: The Centre will be open for a further two weeks in the summer holidays; Monday 29 July - Friday 9 August. Please book this on your application form if you need it.
Bank Holidays : The Family Centre will be closed for the two Spring Bank Holidays; Monday 6 May & Monday 27 May.