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All Year Around Nursery with Term Time Children

Term Time Nursery

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All nurseries operate in different ways therefore, you are able to add in your term dates & closure dates to suit your nursery. There are three different ways to configuring your platform. They are:

  • All year around nursery.
  • All year around with term time children.
  • & a term time only nursery.

All Year Around

This type of nursery is simply added by setting your open period. Although you may not have any term dates, you may have closure dates which will need to be set.

Setting your Open Period

More > Term dates > Open period > All year round > Input total open weeks > Save.

Setting your Closure Dates

More > Add term dates > Select academic year > Nursery closure dates > Add another holiday > Save.

All Year Around with Term Time Children

This type of nursery will accommodate both all year round children & term time children. This means you will be required to add in your term dates.

Setting your Term Dates

More > Term dates > + Term dates > Select academic year > Add another term > Add closure dates > Save.

Setting your Closure Dates

More > Add term dates > Select academic year > Nursery closure dates > Add another holiday > Save.

Term Time Only

This type of nursery accommodates only for term time children. Therefore, your open period would be your term dates and your closure dates would be your half terms, holidays, public bank holidays & any other day the nursery is closed for.

Setting your open period

More > Term dates > Open period > All year round > Input total open weeks > Save.

Setting your Term Dates & Closure dates

More > Term Dates > + Term dates > Select academic year > Add another term > Add closure dates > Save.

FAQ’s

Chargeable closure dates?

More > Term dates > Academic year > Edit pencil > Nursery closure dates > Tick 'chargeable' > Save.

Free closure dates?

More > Term dates > Academic year > Edit pencil > Nursery closure dates > Untick 'chargeable' > Save.

How to I set a child to term time or all year around?

Click Children > Child > Booking pattern > Add / edit sessions > Choose between 'term time or 'all year round' > Save.

Can I edit my nursery term dates & closure dates once they have been set?

Yes. Your nursery term dates & closure dates can be edited at any time.

What happens if I do not set my term dates?

If you do not set your term dates for term time children, these children will not appear on your register.

There are children missing on my register?

Check the following areas:

  • Opening and closing times
  • Term dates
  • & the child's booking pattern

I cannot apply funding to a specific closure day, why is this?

This is because the closure day would have been added as an exclusion period within your funding setting. To resolve this, locate the funding type within Settings > Finance > Funding > Edit pencil > Amend exclusion period > Save.

I can still add funding to a closure day, why may this be?

This is because the closure day has not been registered as an exclusion period. Therefore, you are able to apply funding. To resolve this, locate the funding type within Settings > Finance > Funding > Edit pencil > Amend exclusion period > Save.

A child is appearing on my register but shouldn't be as they are a term time child. Why is this?

This will be related to the child’s booking pattern setting. They will be set to all year round and not term time.

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