Opening Hours

Diggers Forest School is for children aged 20 months – 5 years

Open – 51 weeks of the year
Monday – Friday 8am – 5.00pm

Drop off at 8:30 or 9:00am is possible, as is collection at 4:00 or 4:30pm. Fees will be charged in half-hour increments during these times.

School Fees

From 1st January 2023

Our Fees are based on an hourly rate of £8 per hour

Morning 9am-1pm £32

Standard Day 9am-4pm £56

Extended Day 8am – 5pm £72

Fees include mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks and drinks.

Additional hours can be added at £8 per hour.

Breakfast and tea is an additional cost of £1:50 for each meal.


If you wish to send your child to Diggers at no cost whatsoever to yourself, we offer sessions from 1 pm to 4 pm each day, when you can make use of Free Entitlement. Please be advised that places for these sessions are limited and subject to availability.

Early Years Entitlement

We’re part of the government’s Early Years Entitlement Scheme, accepting both 15 & 30 hours government funding & childcare vouchers. Please contact us for more details. You can also have a look our local offer page.

To apply for a place or to enable your child to be added to our waiting list, you need to visit in the first instance and then submit an application form. Places are allocated strictly on a first come first served basis.

Do you want learn more?

You can view our prospectus, email us here or call us on 01730 826711