Term dates and fees

It is our aim to offer flexible sessions to our families to help meet their childcare needs. We are open term time open and follow Stockport MBC holiday dates.

Our opening times are as follows:

Morning session: 9am to 12pm

Afternoon session: 12:15pm to 3:15pm

All day: 9am to 3:15pm

Brookside pre-school also provides wraparound care with Gatley Primary School Nursery. Children who attend the school's nursery morning or afternoon session are accompanied from the nursery to Brookside pre-school, by members of the pre-school staff.

The children are provided with their packed lunch (supplied by their parents/carers) at Brookside.  



Monday, 3 September 2018

In-service day for Staff – Pre-School Closed (1)

Term 1

Tuesday 4 September (9.00 am) – Friday 19 October (3.15 pm) 2018

Half Term Holiday

Monday 22 October – Friday 26 October 2018

Monday 29 October

In-service day for Staff – Pre-School Closed (2)

Term 2

Tuesday 30 October (9.00 am) – Friday 21 December (3.15 pm) 2018


Term 1

Monday 7 January (9.00 am) – Friday 15 February (3.15 pm) 2019

Half Term Holiday

Monday 18 February – Friday 22 February 2019

Term 2

Monday 25 February (9.00 am) – Friday 5 April (3.15 pm) 2019

Spring Break

Monday 8 April – Monday 22 April 2019

Bank Holiday

Monday 22 April 2019


Term 1

Tuesday 23 April (9.00 am) – Friday 24 May (3.15 pm) 2019

Thursday 2 May

In-service day for Staff – Pre-School Closed (3) 2019

Monday 6 May

Bank Holiday (May Day) 2019

Half Term Holiday

Monday 27 May – Friday 7 June 2019

Term 2

Monday 10 June (9.00 am) – Friday 26 July (3.15 pm) 2019

Monday 29 July 2019

In-service day for Staff – Pre-School Closed (4) 2019

Tuesday 30 July 2019

In-service day for Staff – Pre-School Closed (5) 2019


Our fees per session (morning or afternoon) are £ 13.95.

Full day (9am to 3:15pm) is £29.06 per day.

The lunchtime wraparound session is £4.50, per session.

Parents are invoiced directly through the pre-school each half term.

Children who qualify for 2-year old funded 15hours of early education or childcare can start at Brookside pre-school once they are 2 - subject to availability of 2 year old places.

We ask parents/carers to provide the pre-school with the reference letter they receive from their local authority when they register their child with us.

All 3 and 4-year-olds in England are entitled to 15 hours of free early education or childcare each week for 38 weeks of the year. 

From September 2017, the government is offering the children of working families up to 30 hours of funded education or childcare each week.

More information about all aspects of 2, 3 and 4-year old funded care, please go to our ADMISSIONS page.

We also ask families to make a voluntary contribution towards our daily snack provision. Our committee has proposed a rate of 50p per session.