top of page

Fees & Funding

FEET funding - Free Entitlement for Two-year-olds


FEET offers eligible 2 year olds up to 15 hours of free childcare a week for 38 weeks a year. 

To be eligible for FEET funding a child’s family must meet certain criteria.

For further information call 01372 833368  or pick up a leaflet at pre-school.

For further information, click here to visit Surrey Family Information Service.

Funding for 3 and 4 Year Olds


In England all three and four year olds are entitled to up to 15 hours of free childcare a week for up to 38 weeks a year. This is to give children the opportunity to take part in planned learning activities, and help prepare them for school through the early learning goals set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage

Funding forms will be handed out, via your key person at the beginning of each term.

For further information, click here to visit Surrey Family Information Service.

Extended entitlement (+15)

This funding added to the universal 15 creates the 30 ‘Free’ hours promised by the government.

  • Eligibility criteria - In a two-parent family, both must work full or part-time and in a one parent family the sole parent must work full or part-time. Each parent must earn at least £107 per week (£5,574 per year) but less than £100,000 per year

  • Claim process- Visit to register.

  • Once registered, eligible parents will receive a 12-digit eligibility code which you'll need to pass on to us to show that you are eligible for the 30 hours of childcare.

  • You should only have to check once before your child starts at Tringham Pre-school. Although we are responsible for recording the code, the local authority will be responsible for checking to make sure that you are still entitled to funding twice each term. They will tell us if a parent is no longer eligible for the extra hours, and when the grace period ends and funding will stop for the additional hours. These children will then only get the universal 15 hours of free entitlement.

All or part of the 30 hours can be claimed at Tringham Pre-school

Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

This is funding provided directly to the pre-school from the local authority to support disadvantaged children bridge the attainment gap.

  • Eligibility criteria – Families must be in receipt of 1 of the following: Income Support, Income-based Jobseekers Allowance, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit, Child Tax Credit (provided the family is not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190) or Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for 4 weeks after a family stops qualifying for Working Tax Credit

  • Or if your Child is: Looked after by the local authority, Adopted from care, Left care through a special guardianship arrangement or Subject to a child arrangement order


​Fees are payable at £6.25 per hour and invoices are issued termly in advance at the beginning of each term. These can be paid in 1, 2 or 3 monthly installments by cash, cheque or via bank  transfer. Full details can be found on your invoice. We are able to accept certain childcare     vouchers. Please ask for more information.

Early start


'Early Starts run from 08:30-09:00 each day (limited to 8 spaces). The cost of this session is charged at £3.50.  This facility is available for use on either an advocate or termly basis, subject to availability.  For planning purposes, it would be helpful if you could let us know a day or two in advance if you wish an early start. Please ask for further information.

bottom of page