Parents Letters-Funfishers Out of School Club, Nursery & Pre-school
The Family Learning team are hosting an online drop in for parents and carers throughout March and April. The will be on Zoom between 7.30 and 8.30pm every Tuesday to talk about the things families may want to talk about.
They will share information from their parent survey about whats worked well during the pandemic, challenges and concerns, and theyll have weekly topics decided by parents, such as managing stress, childrens anxiety, food and mood, special needs safety online, phonics and early reading tips, Q&A sessions with experts.
If children bomb, thats not a problem. Parents can drop in and out of sessions or turn screens off if they wish. As well as some serious chat, they hope to have a bit of fun and relaxation.
Parents/carers can Register by clicking on this link and they will send you the Zoom codes. You can also find the link on the website, www.yorklearning.org.uk/family-learning where they will also put the topics they are going to cover as sessions are set up. If youre new to Zoom, not sure how it works or need support to access the internet, please ring 01904 554277 and they will see if we can get you started.
If you can share this information with your families that would be great.
Monday 22nd February 2021
Please see below our new fees and structure that will take effect from Monday 29th March 2021.
FEES (Open Monday to Friday except Bank holidays)
Breakfast Club .. 7.30am to 8.45am . £6.00
Afterschool Club . 3.00pm to 6.00pm .. £10.00
Playgroup .. . 9.00am to 3.00pm ...£34.00
Half Session .. .9.00-12.00pm or 12.00-3.00pm £17.00
Lunch pick up or drop off school £3.50
Babies to a child not in full time education or on funded hours 9m-4y
Full day 8.00am - 6.00pm £50.00
Half day..8.00am 1.00pm 1.00pm 6.00pm ..£27.50
If you require an early start from 7.30am this will be ..£5.00
Holiday Club (ages 5-11) 8.00 am to 6.00pm Monday Friday....£30.00
Half-day 8.00am to 1.00pm or 1.00pm - 6.00pm . £17.50
Refer to Babies to a child not in full time education above for the holiday prices.
Please Note at the present time we are only operating full day places at the holiday club.
If you have any questions on any of the above please call or email the club on our usual email firstname.lastname@example.org or 01904 677870
Funfishers Management & Committee
Please use this letter to check what you need to do if you want to apply for the 30hour entitlement for you 3 and 4 year olds. The eligibility checker is only for parents/carers who want to claim the 30hours you will not need to apply for the universal 15hours entitlement for 3 & 4 years olds through digital childcare.
Firstly you can check your eligibility at:https://www.childcarechoices.gov.ukor the childcare calculator at: https://www.gov.uk/childcare-calculator.
On the HMRC site you will be able to apply for Tax free childcare and the extended 30hour entitlement at:
Even if you dont want to apply for tax-free childcare you should still apply through the digital services for the extended entitlement only. You will be able to choose if you are receiving support through tax credits and only want the 30hours so (you can keep tax credits) as part of the application.
At the start of this process you will be asked to create a government gateway account unless you already have one.
You will be asked as part of the process personal details including name, address, national insurance number and if you have a partner the same details, then you will be asked to meet the requirements for the qualification over a period of 3months and if you are in receipt of any benefits.
Should you encounter any difficulties, queries at any part of the process you can ring the customer interaction centre on 0300 123 4097.
At the end of the process you will have your own personal childcare service account. The secure messages section on this account it will give you posts regarding eligibility and if you are eligible you will get an 11 digit code for your child.
You will then need to take this number (normally starts 500 some temporary codes may start with 11) to your child care providerwith your national insurance numbers and the childs DOB. Your provider will not be able to assess your 30 hour voucher unless you have the above information and if two parents are claiming both national insurance numbers will be needed.
If you have any problems trying to access or you do not have internet connection please call at the club with your details and we will help you through this process.