Currently under Review (November 2018)

Nursery Education Funding and Fees policy

We offer an exceptionally high quality education with a varied menu of play and learning opportunities using finely crafted wooden European and Montessori materials that reflect the traditional ethos of our school, which has been nurturing children in this way for almost one hundred years.

  • We employ a high ratio of qualified teachers and dedicated and experienced assistants, (5 to 6 adults to 20 - 25

  • children) to enable greater individual attention and care to each child;

  • We provide within our varied curriculum: Music tuition and workshops with professional musicians, and little concerts;

  • ‘Dance and Movement’ and Pilates classes with highly experienced professional teachers;

  • European and other language tuition through songs and memory games;

  • Outdoor excursions (Nuneham Arboretum with all the family, Forest School days at the Earth Trust);

  • Workshops for parents, Educational Talks, a Parenting Course;

  • Regular Staff Training in line with Ofsted and the Oxfordshire County Council, throughout the year .

Nursery Tuition Fees


5 Mornings per week                       £1472 per term

4 Mornings per week                       £1386 per term

3 Mornings per week              £1150 per term

2 Mornings per week                       £820 per term



Afternoons to 2.30pm

per afternoon per term                  £280

These fees are currently all inclusive of our additional activities:

  • European Language Immersion sessions

  • Specialist Music Tuition, including visits from musicians introducing a variety of instruments

  • Movement & Dance Tuition

  • Dynamic Pilates exercise classes - just for little ones - with our senior Pilates instructor

  • Heuristic Play Sessions with our Creative Play Specialist


Single Payments

Registration fee                               £130

Deposit                                           £300

Registration and deposits are payable on acceptance of a place (Deposits are refundable if one term's written notice of leaving is given). Fees can be paid in advance or by monthly installments. 

Nursery education funding is received from the Local Authority, Oxfordshire, to cover 15 hours free tuition per week each term for three and four year old children, with the expectation that no extra charges are made to families for the services provided. This is paid directly to the School.