Townsend Montessori Nurseries Limited offers a range of free early education for 2, 3 and 4 year olds, subject to eligibility, which can be applied over a range of sessions.

Children are entitled to free early education the term after their 3rd birthday. We also offer *free early education for 2 year olds.

We offer 12 hours per week, 48 weeks a year (stretched free early education). If you require additional hours over your chosen weekly number of free early education, then an hourly rate will be applied.

Our price lists (available for download here) contain information regarding delivery patterns for free early education and our hourly rates for your chosen nursery.

30 hours free childcare

We also provide free childcare for three and four year olds for up to 30 hours per week. This can be taken as 24 hours per week over 48 weeks (stretched). This is subject to eligibility. Please visit to check your eligibility.

There may be charges for extracurricular activities and meals for funded days. Meals and activities are optional.