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Admissions policy
Equality policy
We operate an inclusion and equality policy and ensure that all children have access to nursery places and services irrespective if their gender, race, disability, religion or belief or sexual orientation of parents
Purpose of this policy
The purpose of this policy is to ensure the fair allocation of spaces into Shelly Tots Pre-School. Ensuring that parents are aware of the admissions criteria, and the registration process.
Definitions for “The Policy” used by a school or other type of educational institution or organization including statutory and mandatory governmental criteria cycle guidelines process and procedure constituted in law or legislation for the admission of children into Pre-School. 

Parents that express interest in our setting will be invited along to the next available induction session.
Shelly Keepence (proprietor) is responsible for:
  • Updating policy in line with government regulations.
  • Distributing policy to staff, parents, and partners.
Agenda for induction is as follows:
Introduction letter
  • Settling in process
  • Setting guidelines
  • Useful information
  • Funding
  • EYFS (early years foundation stage) explained
  • Our curriculum
  • Progress tracker meetings
  • Content of sessions
  • Site tour
  • Introduce the staff
Registration (completing forms)
  • New children’s check list
  • Registration form
  • Ethnicity monitoring form
  • Parent contract
  • Childs directory
Confirming dates
  • Book days to visit
  • Start date
  • Days that are required
  • Allocating your child’s keyworker
  • What you will need to bring
  • Your child’s birth certificate
  • 2year funding certificate if appropriate
  • Parent’s national insurance number
  • £20 registration Fee 
  • Parents can purchase uniform at this point
  • £6 if you wish to purchase a book folder
Registered children placed on our waiting list in age order.
The criteria is as follows:
  • Siblings
  • Date of birth
  • Date of registration
  • Although we welcome children out of borough priority is given to children living in the Bromley borough.
A four-week notification is required for leaving the setting or changes to days attending.
You will be required to pay a deposit during the registration process. This will be returned at the end of the four-week notice period
Children leaving to go onto primary school are not required to give notification of leaving and the deposit will be returned on the last day attended.
Hours of sessions
The hours of the sessions currently are as follows
Term time
Breakfast club- 8.30
Morning session Choice A
Afternoon Session Choice B
5 hour session Choice C
All day session Choice D
Holiday camps
8.00-17.00 £30.00
Hourly sessions available £6
Parents can provide a packed lunch for their child or choose from the daily menu a choice of lunch that the setting will provide
Lunches provided by the setting cost £2.75 per lunch
Shelly Tots Pre-School promotes healthy eating an ask that parents  reflect our healthy eating when providing theri own lunch. 
Funded hours

3 and 4 year old 15 hour funding is available to all parents of three and four year olds, parents do not need to apply for this funding. Parents should provide the setting with their national insurance number and their child’s birth certificate to enable the setting to apply for the funding and complete a contract.

Together for 2’s 15 hour funding is also available to some parents of two year olds. This is means tested and parents should check the borough website to see if they qualify and to apply. Parents that qualify will be given a code with a date of when the funding can start. They should bring this with them to their induction.

To check if you qualify click on the link


2 year old working 15 hour funding is funding available for working parents to check if you qualify follow the link below.

30 hour funding is available for working parents of three and four year olds. Parents can check the government website to see if they qualify for the funding.

To check if you qualify click on the link

All sessions that are not covered by funding are charged at £7.50per hour
Payment must be received before sessions are attended
Booked sessions that are not attended are still charged for.
Late collection will be charged for.
Payments can be made by:
Cash or direct transfer
Parents will receive a receipt for all payments made.
Cost of uniform: UNIFORM IS OPTIONAL
Please see the uniform website for costs 
School Uniform – Pages Schoolwear (
This policy will be reviewed yearly by Shelly Keepence in line with government legislation
Related documents
Food hygiene policy
Application pack
Waiting list
Progress trackers
Introduction letter
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