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Early learning and childcare

Nursery class and Family Centre options

Find out what hours and holiday cover our early learning and childcare establishments offer.

Core hours

All nursery classes and family centres offer core hours of 5 am or pm sessions a week, of 3 hours and 10 minutes.

Holiday provision

5 sessions of 3 hours during term time, and a maximum of 10 additional sessions during school holidays.

Additional hours

5 sessions of 3 hours with additional time before (1 hour) or after (up to 2 hours) the session. This is up to a maximum of 30 hours. Any hours used over this will be charged at the wraparound rate of £2.25 per hour.

Extended hours

A minimum of 4 hours and a maximum of 8 hours in any one day. This is over 38 or 50 weeks per year up to 600 hours funding. Any hours used over this will be charged at the wraparound rate of £2.25 per hour.

Available early learning and childcare
AreaEstablishmentHoliday provisionAdditional hoursExtended hours
Newton MearnsHazeldene Family CentreYesYesYes
 Isobel Mair Family CentreYesYesNo
 Crookfur Nursery ClassNoYesNo
 Mearns Nursery ClassNoYesNo
 Calderwood Lodge Nursery ClassNoYesYes
Busby, Clarkston and EagleshamCart Mill Family CentreYesYesYes
 Busby Nursery ClassNoYesNo
 Carolside Nursery ClassNoYesNo
 Eaglesham Nursery ClassNoYesNo
 Netherlee Nursery ClassNoYesNo
Giffnock and ThornliebankGlenwood Family CentreYesYesYes
 Braidbar Nursery ClassNoYes Yes
 Giffnock Nursery ClassNoYesNo
 Thornliebank Nursery Class NoYesYes
Barrhead and NeilstonArthurlie Family CentreYesYesYes
 Carlibar Family CentreYesYesYes
 Madras Family CentreYesYesYes


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