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AYR 15hr options: Welcome

We are open 51 weeks a year

You can stretch your 570 hours across the year and claim up to 11 hours and 10 minutes free each week. Free funded hours do not include - additional hours, Breakfast, snacks, lunch, tea, nappies, wipes, annual trips, peripatetic classes. Our supplement fee covers the cost of these items. If you would prefer not to pay a supplement fee, you can choose our free hours only option. 

AYR 15hr options: About Us

Free Hours Only

If you would like to use your free hours only, this is called a stand alone offer. We have a restricted number of stand alone spaces. This is restricted to 5 Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 8 on Monday and Fridays. Places are strictly subject to availability and are only available all year round. Previously funded two-year-olds will have priority for these places. You can use up to 11 hours free each week all year round.

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Two Afternoons

12:30pm to 6pm

Afternoon tea is charged at £3 per day or you can provide a packed tea

1.5 days a week

1 day 9am to 4 pm and the second day either 8am to 12pm or 2pm to 6pm

Lunch is charged at £3.50 and Tea is charged at £3 per day

AYR 15hr options: Programs

Example Supplemented Weekly Fees

Other options are available. All include up to 11 hours and 10 minutes of free hours per week. The Supplement fee covers the cost of additional hours, snacks, meals within the session times, activities and our online learning journey. We are flexible with which days you choose, subject to availability and sessions of more than 8 hours a day, may be shifted earlier or later by 15 minutes at either side between 8am and 6pm. Subject to availability. You can add extra sessions to your plan. The fees are listed on your nursery page.


7 hour days
11 free hours
You will pay for 10 hours


Consistent sessions across the week

8am to 1pm/1pm to 6pm

11 hours free

You will pay for 9 hours plus lunch/tea and snacks



9 hour days

11 free hours

You pay for 7 hours, snacks and meals


OR 845 to 1715


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We offer discounts for full days and for full time attendance. Full time attendance is when a child attends 5 days each week, Monday through to Friday. Only one discount can be applied to each plan. 


Twin Discount

8+ Hour Days


Sibling Discount

applied to older child

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How to apply for a place

If you are new to The Nest, you will need to complete the registration form and the funding application form. If you are already at The Nest, to add funding to your sessions, just complete the funding application form. 

Registration Form

Check 30hr Eligibility

AYR 15hr options: Information Pack
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