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Orford CEVA Primary School


CEVA Primary School

Fees and Funding


Our fees are £4.50 per hour, per child. 

Preschool trips, visitors and events will be charged separately. Letters will be sent out with plenty of notice

Funding available

Funding is set by the Government. On application for a Preschool place and termly thereafter, you will receive a funding form. These must be filled in and returned to the school office in order to secure your funded place. 

15 hours funding for all 3-4 year olds - All 3-4 year olds are eligible to 15 hours a week, 38 weeks a year. For more information click here.

30 hours funding for 3-4 year olds with both parents working

If you think you may be eligible for 30 hours free childcare a week, 38 weeks per year for 3-4 year olds click here

15 hours funding for 2 year olds for those parents claiming qualifying benefits - If you think you may be eligible for 15 hours a week, 38 weeks a year free childcare for 2 year olds click here

Any additional hours that are outside funded hours are charged at £4.50 per hour

Non funded children are charged at £4.50 per hour.

Late collection

If you are more than 5 mins late collecting a fee of £4.50 is chargeable. If more than 10 mins late a fee of £10 is chargeable and £1 per minute thereafter.


Invoices go out at the end of each month and MUST be paid within 28 days. There is an automatic £10 charge if payment isn’t paid within this time. For invoice enquiries please contact the school office.

Sickness and Holidays 

Full fees are applicable for absences (including sickness and holidays). If your child will not be attending their session please ring 01394 450281 and choose option 3. If we haven’t received a call 1 hour after the start of your child’s session we will give you a quick courtesy call. This is in line with our ‘Children missing in education policy’ and part of our safeguarding policy.