Starting Point

Our Outstanding Childcare Centre, Starting Point caters for children aged 0-5 years and includes indoor and outdoor play areas, a huge baby room and underfloor heating. Our team of fully qualified staff provide a warm and friendly environment where your children can enjoy their early years.


Full day: £39

Booking Fee: A booking fee of £50 will be charged, per child, on confirmation of a booked place for full day care children only. This fee covers administration costs and allows for settling-in visits. The booking fee is not refundable. If two children are booked at the same time, the fee is £75 for the two.

Please note: Late collection charges will apply to full and half days. Late collection charges will also apply outside of booked EYFSG sessions & paid sessions.

Early Years Foundation Stage Grant (EYFSG) Scheme

The term after your child turns three they may be eligible to claim 15 hours (for 38 weeks per year) under the EYFSG Scheme. These sessions are available on a flexible basis.

In order to book your sessions you will be required to fill out a timetable expressing the times in which you wish your child to attend. We offer varied sessions for funded 2, 3 and 4 year olds under the EYFSG – session times include morning, afternoon and school day and chargeable top-up sessions are also available.

You may attend only for the 15 hours free sessions, therefore incurring no extra charges, these will also include lunch. You can pay for additional sessions in full including full and half days, breakfast, lunch and tea-time clubs.

Please note: Once the sessions are booked these will remain in place for each half term. We are only able to swap sessions or offer extra sessions if we have places available.

For further information on the 15 hour free sessions please contact the nursery manager on 01270 654655.

Childcare Voucher Scheme

Starting Point Childcare Centre accepts child care vouchers in full or part payment of fees, from leading organisations including Busy Bees and Acorn etc. Please contact the payments office on 01270 654646 for further details.

Opening Times

Morning session (including lunch)  ………………… 8:00am – 1:00pm
Afternoon session (including tea)  ………………….. 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Full day (including lunch and tea)  …………………. 8:00am – 6:00pm

Contact Information

Nursery Manager: Julie Jervis           Deputy Manager: Emma Jeffs              01270 654655


Starting Point Childcare Centre,

Cheshire College – South & West (Crewe Campus),

Dane Bank Avenue, Cheshire,


Ofsted Registration Number: EY413041

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