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Workplace Nursery fees from 1 August 2022 to 31 July 2023


Monthly, 5 days a week


Monthly, 4 days a week


Monthly, 3 days a week


Monthly, 2 days a week


Monthly, 1 day a week



Nursery fees are the same for all ages and are agreed annually. Increases are finalised in line with contractual arrangements between the University and nursery management.  There are no refunds for holidays.

As a staff member you will be eligible to pay for fees through the Workplace Salary Exchange Scheme.  Please note that if you accept a student place, even if your partner is a staff member, you can not pay your fees via the Workplace Salary Exchange Scheme.

Early Years Funding

Early Years Funding (EYF) is a national scheme that funds part-time education for all 3 and 4 year olds from the school term after they turn 3. Your child is eligible as follows:

Children born between: Become eligible for funding:
1 January - 31 March

1 April after their 3rd Birthday (Summer school term)

1 April - 31 August

1 September after their 3rd Birthday (Autumn school term)

1 September - 31 December

1 January after their 3rd Birthday (Spring school term)

Your nursery will discuss the EYF with you and will help you to identify how many sessions you are able to take.

There are two types of Early Years Funding:

The universal entitlement is 15 hours per week for all 3 and 4 year olds.  This is applied for through the nursery.

The extended entitlement (30 hours) is an additional 15 hours for eligible working parents.  To find out if you are eligible for the extended entitlement you can apply at

There is further information on EYF available through Cambridgeshire County Council at

Please be aware that as a result of your child receiving this funding, your fee levels will change and for those in the Workplace Nurseries Salary Exchange Scheme it will be your responsibility to make the necessary changes to your salary exchange arrangement to reflect new EYF levels. If you require further information please contact