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Nursery School Provision

Our Nursery Provision

We currently offer a range of different options for your child’s education at Hart Hill Nursery School. The Nursery School is open 8:00am – 5:00pm term time only.

15 hours Funded Place

Every 3 and 4 year old is entitled to universal 15 hours of funded education. The 15 hours are currently offered in two ways:

  • A morning place – 3 hours 9:00am-12:00noon Monday-Friday
  • An Afternoon Place – 3 hours 12:45pm-3:45pm Monday-Friday

If you would like to register your child with us, please fill in the form below and bring it into the nursery

Pupil Registration Form

30 hours Funded Place 

Some families may be entitled to an additional 15 hours of extended care.

Parents and Carers will need to meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for 30 hours free child care:

  • They earn or except to earn the equivalent of 16 hours at national minimum or living wage over the coming three months.  This applies whether you are in employment, are self employed or on a zero hour contract
  • The parent should be seeking the 30 hours free child care to allow them to work
  • When one or both parents are on maternity, paternity, shared parental or adoption leave or if they are on statutory sick pay
  • Where one parent meet the income criteria and the other is unable to work because they are disabled, have caring responsibilities or have been assessed as having limited capacity to work
  • Where a parent is in a start up period (starting as self employed) they do not need to demonstrate that they meet the income criteria for 12 months

Parents and Carers who do not qualify:

  • If either parent has an income of more than £100,000
  • Either parent is a non EEA national and subject to immigration controls

At Hart Hill Nursery School we offer the opportunity to have 30 hours free child care, with the following criteria to support any application:

  • Children currently attend Little Harts (2 year old year provision) and are moving into the main nursery
  • Children have siblings at the school currently accessing 30 hours free child care
  • Children are currently in the nursery provision and parents become eligible
  • Children are new to the setting

Children with special educational needs will be discussed on an individual basis and the decision will be made, putting the child’s best interest at the heart of the decision.

Additional Childcare – available from 8:00pm-5:00pm

If you require childcare for longer than 15 or 30 hours, you can purchase additional hours outside of the funded education time. This is charged at £5:00 per hour and needs to be booked in advance by speaking to Tara or Sonali in the main office. The school can provide your child with breakfast at an additional cost of 50p per day and can also offer tea at an additional cost of £1 per day.


We are committed to the safety and welfare of all our children and follow guidelines and procedures set out by Luton Borough Council’s Safeguarding Children Board. Our Safeguarding Children policy is available for you to read along with all the other policies and procedures. If we have any concerns about your child’s wellbeing we will always talk to you. Equally, if you feel you need help or support with your child or family we are always happy to help you.