Starting Locking Preschool, Sessions and Fees

Starting Locking Preschool

We welcome 2, 3 and 4 year old's. Parents/carers are welcome to have as many settling in/taster sessions with their child before they start their sessions. Please contact us to discuss your child's needs before they start on their learning journey.


Opening Times

We are open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Term time only. 

Morning Session          9:00am - 12:00 noon

Afternoon Session       12:30pm - 3:30pm 

Lunch club:                  12:00noon - 12:30pm

Parents/carers are free to select a combination of sessions to suit their individual childcare needs. However we recommend a minimum of 2 sessions for new children.

Childcare Vouchers

Pay by electronic vouchers via your wages and make savings on tax and national insurance contributions. Ask a member of staff for details / email us at or visit


Free 3 & 4 Year Old Funding

Children are eligible for free childcare funding from the start of the full term following their 3rd birthday.


September -   Winter Term

January -       Spring Term

March/April - Summer Term

Staff will assist, advise for you to claim your 3 and 4 year old funding.

Staff can not advice on eligibility of free 2 year old funding, please contact North Somerset Council directly for more information. However once you have received approval of funding, staff will assist with all paperwork.