Fees & Opening Times


Opening Times


Archway Nursery is open Monday to Friday from 7.45am until 6pm for 51 weeks of the year, closing for

1 week over the Christmas period and every Bank Holiday.


The Nursery offers both full and part time places, however please note that priority will generally be given to those children requiring full day nursery care.


Christmas 2016

We close at 6pm on Friday 23rd December and reopen on Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Closure Days for 2017

Good Friday 14th April

Easter Monday 17th April

Bank Holiday 1st May

Bank Holiday 29th May

Bank Holiday 28th August



Archway Nursery Fees


Additional Charges


  • Late payments (received after the 15th of the month) will incur a charge of £20
  • Late pick ups will incur a charge of £10


Nursery Sessions

3 Months to 5 Years

3 Years to 5 Years

All Day Session/All Rooms


With Snacks, Cooked Lunch & Light Tea included




Half Day Session with Lunch

(Either 7.45am-1.30pm or 12.30pm-6pm)

With Snack, Cooked Lunch or Light Tea Included




Half Day Session with Tea

(Either 7.45am-12.30pm or 1.30pm-6pm)

With Snack & Light Tea Included




Short Half Day Session

(Either 9.15am-12.15 pm or 1.30pm-4.30pm)

(Snacks will be charged at a cost of £1.00)

Not Availible










If you would like to see some example menus for the Nursery, please see the Meals page.

Details & Payment of Fees


  • Nursery Fees are payable in advance by the 15th of every month
  • Fees can be paid either online or through voucher schemes
  • If you would like to withdraw your child from Archway Nursery, a minimum of 4 weeks notice is required
  • Regrettably we are unable to refund fees or swap sessions for days missed due to temporary absence i.e. illness
  • We do not charge fees on days the Nursery is closed, for example Bank Holidays
  • Children aged 3–5 years who receive the nursery education funding will automatically have this funding deducted from their monthly bill during school term time only


Archway Nursery, Hyde Farm, Salisbury Road, Pimperne, Blandford Forum DT11 8TX

Phone: 01258 454602 Email:archwaynursery@googlemail.com