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Term Dates 2023-2024

WE ARE CLOSED ON ALL BANK HOLIDAYS

WE ARE OPEN DURING ALL HALF TERM BREAKS

WE ARE CLOSED DURING END OF TERM BREAKS

Dates we are open:

Term 1: Monday 4th September - Thursday 26th October 2023

Term 2: Monday 30th October - Thursday 14th December 2023

Term 3: Wednesday 3rd January - Thursday 15th February 2024

NB WE ARE CLOSED FOR STAFF TRAINING ON TUESDAY 2ND JAN

Term 4: Monday 19th February - Thursday 28th March 2024

Term 5: Monday 15th April - Thursday 30th May 2024

Term 6: Monday 3rd June - Thursday 18th July 2024

Summer 2024: Monday 29th July - Thursday 22nd August 2024

Term 1 2024 commences on Monday 9th September 2024.

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Booking

All families are warmly invited to attend a free taster session before making their first childcare booking. These take place 9:45am-11:45am on a mutually convenient date.

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All Sessions

Click below to see the booking pages for ALL types of sessions currently on offer.


Early birds who book a week before term starts get 5% discount! Use code EARLYBIRD at the checkout.

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Family Hygge Sessions

Stay and play with your preschool or home educated children
Mondays 10am-1pm

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Childcare

For children aged 3-11 (Early Years and Home Ed) Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Core Sessions 9am-3pm with wrap-around care from 8am until 5pm.

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Core Sessions: self-funded

Our core childcare sessions run 9am-3pm following our Daily Rhythm. Please bring a packed lunch. Click here to book daily core sessions that you pay for yourself.

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Core Sessions: funded for 3 and 4 year olds

You can access 15hrs/week childcare (30hrs for working parents) funded by the Government until the end of the term in which your child turns 5. Please bring a packed lunch. Click here to book your child's funded place.

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Wrap-around Childcare

We are able to offer childcare on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8am to 5pm bookable in half-hourly slots.

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Registration, Permissions and Terms & Conditions

Please complete the Registration & Permission Forms before your child attends their first Childcare or Lessons session. You can also read our Terms & Conditions here.

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Lessons for Free Spirits

Private tutoring 1:1 or in a very small group is available on Tuesdays. Book your slots either as a stand-alone or in addition to a day's childcare.

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Taster lesson just £5 for new customers

Holiday Club

We offer holistic holiday childcare for children aged 3-11

Before arrival, please ensure you have completed the Registration & Permissions Forms (above).

To book, click the button below then select the term on which the holiday is at the end (e.g. October half term holiday falls at the end of Term 1, so click Term 1). Book the individual days you require. Core hours (9am-3pm) and wrap-around hours (from 8am until 5pm) are booked separately.

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Applications

Apply for a childcare place at Free Spirits Education & Childcare

Children may attend up to three term time childcare sessions before they must be registered as an official Free Spirit by completing the Childcare Registration & Permissions Forms (above) and paying the £50 registration fee to:
Free Spirits Education CIC
Account: 26924640
Sort code: 60 83 71

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Home educated children

Home educated children of Statutory School Age may not attend Free Spirits for more than 18 hours per week, as this would place a legal duty on us to provide the majority of their education, which we are not licenced to do.

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