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 2015/2016

Autumn Term 2015: Tuesday 1 September – Wednesday 23 December 2015

Spring Term 2016: Tuesday 5 January – Thursday 24 March 2016

Summer Term 2016: Monday 4 April – Friday 29 July 2016

Summer holiday 2016: The Centre will be open for a further week in the summer holidays: Monday 1 August - Friday 5 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 2 May and Monday 30 May 2016.