Welcome to Sunshine Pre-school

September applications are being taken now so please phone Sunshine Pre-school on 07966-461549 or email preschoolsunshine@gmail.com to register your interest for applications for the new school year that starts in September.

Session times

Monday – Friday (term time only)
Morning sessions 08:40 – 11:40
Afternoon sessions 12:10 – 15:10
All day sessions 08:40 – 15:10


Fees per hour - £6.50
Lunch Sessions - £3.25 (11:40 - 12:10)

Academic Year 2017 - 2018

Summer Term 2018Autumn Term 2018Spring Term 2019Summer Term 2019
Monday 16th April INSET DAY – school closed 3rd & 4th September INSET DAYS – school closed 7th January INSET DAY – school closed 22nd April Bank Holiday – school closed
Tuesday 17th April Term Starts 5th September Term Starts – children back 8:40am 8th January Term Starts – children back 8:40am 23rd April INSET DAY – school closed
Monday 7th May BANK HOLIDAY – SCHOOL CLOSED 29th Oct to 2nd Nov Half Term 18th to 22nd February Half Term 24th April Term starts – children back 8:40am
Mon 28th May - Fri 1st June Half Term 30th November OCCASIONAL DAY – SCHOOL CLOSED 5th April Term ends – school closes at 1:45pm 27th to 31st May Half Term
Monday 4th June INSET DAY – SCHOOL CLOSED 21st December Term ends – school closes at 1:45pm     3rd June INSET DAY – school closed
Wednesday 25th July Term ends – school closes at 1.45pm         24th July Term ends – school closes at 1:45pm
26th & 27th July OCCASIONAL DAYS – SCHOOL CLOSED            

From September 2017 30 hour funding comes into effect for working parents of 3/4 year old children.
The HCC county website has lots of information available for you to look at, so please check it out if you are interested in this scheme:
Sunshine Pre-school will have places available from September 2017 for this incentive so please contact us to register your interest.

All Day Sessions

We offer ALL DAY sessions to 3-4 year olds. You can use your 15 funded hours flexibly. However, any hours over the 15 will be payable to Sunshine.
We review ALL DAY sessions & LUNCH sessions every half term.

If you would like more information, please contact us by email or telephone.


We offer LUNCH sessions to ALL AGE children. You have the option to book lunches on a weekly basis OR the day before.
The cost is £3.25 per session payable in advance/at time of booking.
Lunch sessions are from 11:40 - 12:10 & lunches are provided by Parent/Carers.

Lunch time session

If you would like your child to stay for lunch, then please register your interest with us & we can explain the process to you. Lunch would be provided by yourselves.

2 year old funding

You may be entitled to extra help with the costs of early learning and childcare for 2 year olds for up to 15 hours per week. However, this is only applicable within meeting certain criteria. Please speak to a member of staff who will discuss this with you in confidence.

Childcare vouchers

We accept childcare vouchers towards payment of fees. Please provide us with details of your chosen scheme and we will register with them.

3 & 4 year old funding

3 & 4 year olds are entitled upto 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year. We aim to fulfil your preferred sessions. However, this is dependent upon availablity according to numbers each term.

If your child is born between: They are eligible for a free place from:
1st April and 31st August 1 September following their third birthday until statutory school age
1st September and 31st December 1 January following their third birthday until statutory school age
1st January and 31st March 1 April following their third birthday until statutory school age