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Prince Avenue Academy & Nursery

South East Essex Academy Trust (SEEAT)

Our Nursery

Meet our Nursery Room Leaders

Mrs Amber Marley

Nursery Room Leader

Mrs Diana Jimenez

Nursery Room Leader

Child care cost calculator 

There are numerous ways that you can get support with your child care. Visit this calculator to find out if you can get help with your costs.

Funded places

2 Year Old Funding


  • You may be entitled to 15 hours free child care provision from the term after your child turns 2. Click the link above to check your eligibility or contact the local Early Years Team at Southend.

3 Year Old Funding


  • All 3 year-olds are entitled to 15 hours per week. Some 3-4 year-olds may be eligible for up to 30 hours free funded child care. Click the link below to check your eligibility or contact the local Early Years Team at Southend



Term of Admittance 

Children become eligible for the Universal Early Education Funding the term after their third birthday according to the cut off dates below:


Birth date of child

Term in which child is eligible to be considered for entry to the nursery

Application deadline

Between 1st April and 31st August

1st September (Autumn Term)

1st May 

Between 1st September and 31st December

1st January (Spring Term)

1st October

Between 1st January and 31st March

1st April (Summer Term) 

1st February

Fees and Charges


  • Fees are due in advance.  

  • In the event that you are late collecting a child, there will be a late charge.

  •  There is a late pick up charge for each 15 minute interval and a charge for late payment of invoices.

  • We are currently reviewing our charge rate and updated Fees/Charges information will be published shortly (24/11/2023) 

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