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.

Opening dates 2017/2018

Autumn Term 2017: Wednesday 30 August – Friday 22 December 2017 (16 weeks 3 days)

Spring Term 2018: Wednesday 3 January – Thursday 29 March 2018 (12 weeks 2 days)

Summer Term 2018: Monday 9 April – Friday 27 July 2018 (period covers 16 weeks and but actual period is 15 weeks and 3 days, excluding Bank Holidays)

Extra summer opening week Monday 30 July - Friday 3 August 2018.  This is optional and needs to be booked as an extra week

The Family Centre will be closed for the two Spring Bank Holidays on Monday 8 May and Monday 28 May 2018. We shall close at 16:30 on the last day of each term including summer opening.


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.