Fees and Funding Happy Tots Pre School, Ipswich

Have you got a ‘Golden Ticket’?

Funded 2-year-old places To find out if you are eligible, contact us or Family Information Service (FIS) on 0845 60 800 33. Please note that in most cases, your child will be funded the term following their 2nd birthday. You will need to obtain a unique reference number from the online checker. Please do contact FIS for assistance with this.

Fees are calculated each month and are payable within 8 weeks from the start of term. Parents/carers are provided with an instalment card and can choose how much they want to pay & when, as long as the full amount is paid by the given date.

All fees are due at the end of every calendar month, invoices are sent at the beginning of the calendar month, so parents are given enough time to make payment. All fees are paid via cash or bank transfer.

Fees are not refundable if a child is absent without notice or for a short time. In cases of prolonged absence, parents should contact the administrator. Fees cannot be refunded for reasons out of the playgroups control.

We will accept payments made by online bank transfers or standing orders and are registered with some childcare voucher schemes

For your child to keep their place at the setting, you must pay fees.

Happy Tots reserve the right to withdraw a place if money is outstanding. 3-Hour Session, £16.00 per child. Full Day £35.00

A snack is offered every session. We provide fresh fruit which includes apples, grapes, oranges, strawberries, bananas and much more depending on season. Children receive a daily milk allowance of 3rd of a pint of whole milk.

Sweet & Savoury biscuits are provided. Each week, a snack menu is displayed on the parent’s notice board. There is no charge for the snack.

Book Bags

Book Bags are sold at any time during your child’s stay at Happy Tots. We encourage all children to have a book bag, to encourage them to choose a book each week and take it home for parents/carers and relatives to read to them.  Please note, we do not make any profit on the sale of the book bags, they are sold at cost price.

Book Bags £4.50 each