The Croft Fees and Information

Opening Hours

  • 7:30am to 18:00
  • Monday to Friday
  • All year round or Tranby term time

The Croft closures:

Closed:  May Day, Spring Bank Holiday Monday and August Bank Holiday Monday
Closed:  Friday 24th of May 2024 INSET
Closed:  Thursday 29 August to Tuesday 3 September 2024 (inclusive) INSET

Paid session timings From To
Full day 7.30am 18:00 (Breakfast, Lunch and Tea included)
Morning 8.30am 11.30am
Afternoon 12.30pm 18:00 (Tea included)
Afternoon 12.30pm 15:30
Breakfast 7.30am 8.30am
Lunch 11.30am 12.30pm

Full day (with no Early Years Funding) 07:30 to 18:00 - £57.75 (Breakfast, Lunch and Tea included)

PAID HOURS without funding, or on top of funded hours Cost
0 - 25 hours per week £8.00 per hour
26 - 35 hours per week £6.00 per hour
36 - 52.5 hours per week £5.50 per hour


The Croft closes at 18:00, after this time there is a charge of £10 per hour or part thereof.

In the interests of your child’s wellbeing and educational development, we recommend that our Explorers (children who will become 3 years of age between September and August) attend at least 3 morning or afternoon sessions per week, and that our Adventurers (children who will become 4 years of age between September and August) attend at least 5 morning or afternoon sessions per week.

Early years funding entitlement will be deducted from these costs.  Full fees charged for all bank holidays. 


The Croft Tranby Pre-School 15 Hours Free Childcare Offer

Early years funding entitles children to up to 15 hours of free Pre-School sessions at The Croft, in Tranby term times, from the start of the term after they have turned three.

From September 2024 eligible working parents will be able to apply for 15 hours funded childcare for their two-year-old, applications via: https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/

These session options are:

Mornings - 08:30 to 11:30   Afternoons - 12:30 to 15:30

(Maximum number of 6 funded hours per day, only available during the above times)

Sessions booked outside these funded times will be charged at the relevant rates as listed on the Tranby website, within The Croft tab, under Sessions and Prices.

For more details please contact Mrs Sharon McEwan, Registrar, on (01482) 657016 or email: enquiries@tranby.org.uk.