Stepping Stones Alfreton
Stepping Stones Alfreton

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Tel: 01773 521343


Opening hours

7:45 am-5:45 pm



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Stepping Stones
Grange St

Alfreton DE55 7JA




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Pricing and Payment Information





Registration fee - under 2’s - £25.00. Over 2’s - £10.


This is payable before we register your child and book their places with us. Once it is paid we can confirm places and put them in our register, however this registration fee is non-refundable should you change your mind.


If your child is accessing  their free childcare entitlement only , we do not charge a registration fee


Childcare fees -


We are open from 7.45 a.m - 5.45 p.m and we are very flexible so you can book the times that suit your needs.


Under 2’s - £4.60 per hour (  we have a minimum booking of a 4 hour session)


Over 2’s - £3.60 per hour.


Minimum charge - ½ hour  - £1.80


We have set 2 ½  hour  pre school sessions- 9.15 a.m - 11.45 p.m and 12.45 p.m - 3.15 p.m costing £8.75.


Full day care rate - under 2’s - £40


Full day care rate - over 2’s - £30






Breakfast club/ after school club


Breakfast club - from 7.45 a.m


After school club - till 5.45 p.m


£4.60 per hour for under 2’s


£3.60 per hour for over 2’s.


Holiday club - for children up to 13 years.


Full day rates - under 2’s - £40 - or £4.60 per hour for a minimum of 4 hours


Over 2’s -  full day rate - £30 or £3.60 per hour.


If you have 2 children or more attending holiday club we give a discount of 10 %




If you are late collecting your child or you need to book extra cover a minimum of ½ hour is charged. ( Even if it is for 10 minutes - ½ hour childcare will be charged for)


We close at 5.45 prompt and if you are late collecting your child a fee of £8 will be charged for every 15 minutes as we have to pay a minimum of 2 staff members to stay behind.




We require payments  4 weekly in advance.


If you  cannot pay 4 weeks in advance you can arrange to pay weekly. This payment must be paid on the first session your child attends in a week.


Payments in arrears of up to 2 weeks will result in your child’s place being withdrawn.


ALL BOOKED PLACES MUST BE PAID FOR - even if your child is absent.


We require 4 weeks notice to cancel any pre-booked places.


If you wish to increase your child’s hours this can be done immediately if we have the places available.


We accept payment by a number of voucher scheme payments . Please ask for details.


If you wish to pay your childcare by cheque - please make payable to ‘Stepping Stones Alfreton ltd’.


Any cheques returned unpaid will result in an administration charge of £8.00 being made.


You will be issued an invoice for your childcare payments. Please keep these safe. A member of staff will sign for payments made on your invoice.


At the end of each week we will write receipts for payments made and these will be left in the welcome room for you for your collection.




Packed lunches - we do not provide packed lunches but if in an emergency your child requires a packed lunch we will make one up for them and these will cost £1.50


Photo albums - we take photos of the children attending our pre school and full day care nursery to show all the activities they are taking part in. If you would like a photo album of your children’s pictures to keep - please ask a member of staff. The cost is £2.00

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