30 Hours Free Childcare

Wakoos are delighted to be offering our families the governments increased free childcare funding for eligible children aged 3 -5 years.

We will be offering this all year round for 22 hours per week.

Sessions available are:

2 x 9am-5pm

1 x 9am-3pm

The Petworth branch will also be offering as well as all year round, 30 hours a week term time only.

These sessions are fully inclusive of meals, nappies, wipes and any consumables. Additional hours can be booked at the hourly rate.

All children will still be entitled to 15 hours per week free childcare which will be available during the following sessions:

2 x 9am-3pm

1 x 9am-12pm on a Monday or Friday.

Please book early to avoid disappointment!


From January 2021, lunch will be charged at £1.50 per day. Menus can be found on the Parents Noticeboard section above.

Fees Jan 2021 - Billingshurst.pdf
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Opening Times

Open 07:30am - 18:00pm

Monday - Friday

51 weeks of the year


Offering Free Entitlement during the following sessions:

Monday - Friday 9am- 3pm, 9am - 5pm

Monday and Friday 9am-12pm

To Register

Wakoos have an open door policy. If you would like to view either of our nurseries please pop in, no need to book!

To register your child at Wakoos please download the forms below and return via email to office@wakoos.co.uk.

Registration Form_September 2017.doc
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Free Entitlement


The free entitlement is term time only (38 weeks).The maximum number of hours parents can claim is 15 hours per week for 38 weeks.

When you claim Free Entitlement Funding (FEF) in your first term, please complete the Parent Declaration Form and return it to the Office.  You can ask for a form from the office.


FEF stands for Free Entitlement Funding and is a government scheme which allows Wakoos to offer up to 15 hours of free childcare each week during school term time.


Children are eligible for FEF from the first term after the date they turn three years old to the last term before they attend school.

  • Children born between 1 January — 31 March become eligible in summer term (May — Aug).
  • Children born between 1 April — 31 August become eligible in Autumn Term (Sept — Dec).
  • Children born between 1 September — 31 December become eligible in Spring Term (Jan — Apr).



Wakoos is a fully accessible and inclusive setting. We work with other professional agencies to ensure the best outcomes for children within our care. For more information on how we work with and support children with SEN please click on the link below.


Local Offer Petworth
Local Offer Petworth.pdf
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Local Offer.doc
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Wakoos Final Accounts 2018-2019
Wakoos Final Accounts Signed.pdf
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