Times & Fees


On requesting a place for your child, you will be asked to complete a registration form and parent contract, which can be downloaded here. Once completed please email to [email protected] or return to the school office.

Our registration form provides Burbage Preschool with details about your child and of those who have parental responsibility and legal contact, together with details of those who have permission to collect your child from pre-school and of those who may be contacted in an emergency.

Our parent contract is a contract between Excalibur Academies Trust who own and manage Burbage Preschool, and the parents or legal guardian (referred to as the parent) of a child that is enrolled at Burbage Preschool. Once we have received the completed, signed form we will contact you to confirm that your child has been accepted.


Burbage Preschool is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm. Sessions are available as follows:-

Morning session 9am to 12pm
Lunch 12pm to 1pm
Afternoon session 1pm to 3pm


Lunchtime sessions can be booked as part of a longer morning or afternoon session

All sessions must be booked in advance. Regular sessions (those required on a weekly basis) must be booked by the 14th of the month prior to the end of the current term.


2 year old children £7.50 per hour
3 and 4 year old children £7.00 per hour

Fees include all snacks but do not include lunch, nappies or wipes. However if your child qualifies for funded hours, you will be invoiced 70p a day for a healthy snack.

Free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds

All 3 to 4 year olds in England can get 570 free hours per year. If this is taken in term time only it works out as 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year, but you can choose to how to use the hours.

Find out more here http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/child-care-free-early-education-for-3-and-4-year-olds

Free childcare for 2 year olds

Your two-year-old child can get free childcare and early education if you get one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Universal Credit – if you and your partner have a combined income from work of £15,400 or less a year, after tax
  • Tax credits – if you have an income of £16,190 or less a year, before tax
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Support through part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act
  • The Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

A two-year-old child can also get free childcare and early education if they:

  • have special education needs (SEN) or an education, health and care plan (EHCP)
  • get Disability Living Allowance
  • have left care under a special guardianship order, child arrangements order or adoption order

Find out more here

Contract period

The minimum contract period is one term (there being six terms per academic year).

Notice period

We require a minimum of one term’s written notice commencing from the first day of the term to reduce or cancel your child’s regular booking.

Sickness policy

You must immediately inform us if your child is suffering from any contagious disease, or if your child has been diagnosed by a medical practitioner with a notifiable disease. For the benefit of other children attending you must not allow your child to attend whilst they are contagious and pose a risk to other children during normal daily activities. Any child who has a sickness bug must be clear of sickness and/or diarrhoea for 48 hours before returning to pre-school.


Providing a safe environment for children to learn in is our highest priority. Our Safeguarding Policy can be found here

All additional policies are available for inspection; please ask for further information.