lime tree day nursery - terms of agreement

Within this document any reference made to 'The parents’ are the parent(s), guardian(s) or responsible person/s for a child attending the Nursery and 'the Nursery' is Lime Tree Day Nursery.

The Nursery undertakes to

  • Allow for settling in time. The length required for this depends on the individual child, although this will involve at least one session
  • To provide an ‘open house’ policy that welcomes you at any time
  • Maintain a daily attendance register and record reasons for absence
  • Not allow anyone except yourself or an authorised person to collect your child
  • Plan a full curriculum in accordance with the EYFS
  • To be available to discuss with parents/carers their child’s progress and development
  • Keep contact numbers on register in case of emergencies
  • To administer medication only prescribed by a doctor (with the exception of Calpol.
  • To advise parents/carers of any infectious diseases or cases of head lice
  • Do our best to comfort children who are ill and contact parents/carers
  • Report any accidents/incidents that have occurred at the Nursery
  • Implement a policy of inclusion. We will help children develop an awareness of other cultures and have respect and tolerance for race and religion. Our policy details that children will be able to learn and develop in a non discriminatory environment.
  • Keep a file of written policies accessible to everyone.
  • To document child’s experiences and learning and share with parents.

The Nursery and parents/carers will undertake the following

Payment of fees

  • Fees charged are in accordance to children up to the term after their 3rd birthday. Thereafter a new agreement will be issued.
  • A £50.00 deposit will be redeemed at the end of the child’s time at Lime Tree Day Nursery.
  • Fees to be paid in advance. Fees must be paid in full the first day of each calendar month.
  • Fees are payable all year round without exception and regardless of attendance record. This includes all holidays and sickness. Fees are calculated using 51 weeks of the year.
  • Fees will be reviewed on an annual basis. One (1) week's notice will be given of any changes
  • Payment of fees can be by cash, cheque or direct debit
  • Your child’s place may be withdrawn if fees are not paid in full.

Change of Circumstances

  • Should you wish to reduce your child’s sessions we will require 4 weeks notice. Extra sessions can be booked ad hoc subject to availability and will be charged as extras.

Notice of removal

  • You are required to give 1 calendar months notice in writing if you wish to withdraw your contract. You are liable for all fees during the period of notice. If you do not provide the full notice period, we are unable to return the deposit made at the start of this contract

Change of details

  • Parents are required to inform the Nursery of any changes of address, phone numbers or circumstances
  • Parents must provide two emergency contact numbers for their child. Contacts must be available at all times
  • Parents should agree a password which is personal to them, so any alternative collection arrangement can be checked and authorized.

Illness

  • Details of the immunisations your child has received should be given upon registration
  • Please contact the Nursery if your child has been in contact with any infectious disease or cases of head lice
  • Please contact us if your child is going to be absent, and let us know when they are likely to or will return
  • Children will not be able to attend the Nursery if they are deemed by the Nursery to be unwell
  • To give written authorisation to administer prescribed medication
  • If your child has suffered from sickness and/or diarrhoea they cannot attend Nursery until a period of 48 hours has passed since onset
  • Please inform us of any medical equipment used by your child. (inhalers, epiPens)

Collection

  • Please inform the Nursery if you cannot collect your child and give details of who will be collecting. Children will not be permitted to leave the building with an unknown adult or minor under 16 years of age
  • Identification should be given to the Nursery staff if a different person is to collect your child, along with a password agreed by all
  • If details of change of person are sent via e-mail, a follow up phone call from the Nursery Management to confirm will be made
  • Children will not be allowed to leave the Nursery with anyone who appears to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Every effort should be made to collect your child on time. Continual lateness will be charged for

Loss/damage

  • All personal items brought into the Nursery (valuables, medicines, clothing and footwear) should be marked with the child’s name
  • The Nursery cannot accept liability for loss or damage to clothing or personal property

For children over three years

In order to claim free government funding you will need to

  • Provide a copy of your child’s birth certificate.
  • Sign a PSOU form each term (provided by Lime Tree) indicating which sessions you will be claiming for.
  • Funding monies will be offered for 38 weeks per year. Cost per hour will be at the discretion of the Government.
  • Additional hours, non term time hours, and food will be charged for.
  • Fees will be calculated termly and divided into 4 to give regular monthly totals.
  • For children attending term time (only available with prior agreement with Lime Tree) fees will be calculated accordingly.
  • Should you be offered a term time only place, it cannot be guaranteed for longer than the specific term agreed.

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