St Anthony's Playgroup

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Pottery Bank Community Centre

Yelverton Cres, Walker

Newcastle Upon Tyne


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St Anthony's Playgroup is for children aged 2years +

We are open

9:30am - 12:30pm

 To Register your child please download the Childcare Registration Form.



We ask that for the first month all fee’s are paid on the day or in advance but once your child is settled regular fees can be paid

upfront, on the day, weekly or monthly via cash or card payment to the office.


£3.50 per hour

(Nursery & Out Of School)

You will pay for your allocated times each week even if you do not turn up for them.

Your booked sessions will be kept for you.

Your contract will only run through term time.


£4.00 per hour

(Nursery, Day Care & Out of School)

By choosing flexible care rates you are

agreeing to book your sessions each week 24 hours in advance of attendance and to cancel 24 hours in advance. If you fail to give 24 hours notice before cancelling you will be charged for your booked times.

The flexible rate allows you to pay only for the time you book.

However your child’s space will not be saved until you book in.



2 Year Old Funding

(Free 15 hours per week)

Households where a parent is in receipt of: Income support, Income-based Job Seekers' Allowance, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance or receiving;

· The Guarantee elements of the State Pension Credit;

· Support under Part 5 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;

· Child Tax Credit, and have annual gross income of no more than £16,190, as assessed by HMRC;

· Working Tax Credit with a household income of less than £16,190 as assessed by HMRC;

· Universal Credit

· Child is 'Looked After' by the Local Authority; or has left care through special guardianship or an adoption or residence order;

Child is receiving Disability Living Allowance (or with a current statement of special education needs or an Education, Health and Care Plan).

Early Years

Entitlement Funding

From the term after the child turns 3 years old you are entitled to claim 15 hours a week free of charge.

From Sept 2017 some families will be eligible for an extra 15 hours for their 3 & 4 year old children.

Eligibility: Both Parents/Lone Parent working the equivalent to 16 hours weekly at national minimum/Living wage. For more information;




Some families are eligible for help with childcare cost through the childcare element of tax credits, For eligibility information website:

Or phone: 0345 300 3900

8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm Saturday
9am to 5pm Sunday

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