View of grounds with polytunnel
The Family Centre provides room for children to grow.

Opening times and dates

The Family Centre is open weekdays for 44 weeks and 3 days per year, plus an optional week Summer Playscheme: a total of 45 weeks and 3 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 08:15  to 17:45.


The Family Centre closes at 17:45. Any parent arriving after that time will be charged a late collection fee of £25 plus £5 for every five minutes after 17:45.

Opening dates 2016/2017

Autumn Term 2016: Wednesday 31 August – Friday 23 December 2016 (16 weeks 3 days)

Spring Term 2017: Wednesday 4 January – Friday 7 April 2017 (13 weeks 3 days)

Summer Term 2017: Tuesday 18 April – Friday 28 July 2017 (Period covers 14 weeks and 4 days but actual period is 14 weeks and 2 days, excluding Bank Holidays)

The Family Centre will be closed for the two Spring Bank Holidays Monday 1 May and Monday 29 May 2017. We shall close at 16:30 on the last day of each term including summer opening.