Funding by DCC,Your child will receive up to 15 hours per week Early Years Entitlement from the term after their third birthday. (in some cases the term after their 2nd birthday-see childcarechoices website for more information) Prior to this or in addition to the 15 hours any attendance is charged to the parent/guardian at a flat rate of £5.00 per hour.

Some parents are eligible for 30hours of funding, again more  information on this can be found at childcare choices.

As a setting we are open for 28hours a week for 38 weeks of the academic year.


The Pre-school does ask for a one off payment of £15.00 as a registration fee, on payment your child will receive their first Pre-school T-shirt.

All the information you need regarding government childcare funding and options can be found at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk  or check out our guide to funding, Click Here

For more information regarding Devon County Council Early Years Entitlement click the link below


Rackerhayes Pre-School will split the Early Years Entitlement with one other setting – any queries please speak to Karen

The following links may also be useful:





Monday: Am session 9am-12.30. Lunch Club:12.30-1.30. Pm session 1.30-3.30.

Tuesday: Am session 9am-12.30. Lunch Club: 12.30-1.30. Pm session 1.30-3.30.

Wednesday: Am session 9am-12.15. Lunch Club:12.15-1.15.

Thursday: Am session 9am-12.15. Lunch Club: 12.15-1.15.

Friday: Am session 9am-12.30. Lunch Club: 12.30-1.30. Pm session 1.30-3.30.

On Mon, Tues,Fri we offer 9am and 9.30 starts. Along with 3pm and 3.30pm finishes.
On a Wed and Thurs we offer 9am or 9.15 starts.


If your child attends the Pre-school on a Monday, Tuesday or Friday for the afternoon session – these sessions start at the beginning of lunch club so your child will eat their lunch with the children attending lunch club, please bring a packed lunch for your child.