A safe enviroment to play

Fees are calculated with an option to pay full term or monthly.

Fee Structure

Fees are calculated with an option to pay full term or monthly.

Snacks mid-morning and mid-afternoon are included in all sessions, lunch & tea are additional costs if on hourly rate but included in full day rate and morning session.

Fees will be due at the beginning of each month.

Full Day ( 7.30am – 6pm) Includes all nappies, wipes snack, meals & drinks (7 hours +)
£47.00 (3-5 years)
£48.00 (0-3years)

Hourly Rate (minimum of 3 Hour sessions)



Registration Fee (non refundable)

Special Weekly Rate
£180 (3-5 years)
£185 (0-3 years)

We are a full day nursery; term time only is only available to those who only attend for the 15 hours free government funding
Fees may change annually. Price for 0-3 years price to include all nappies and wipes, if your child is under the age of 3 years and does not require nappies and wipes you will be charged lower fee.

Funding is available to children 3 – 5 years old – the term after the children’s 3rd birthday and some 2 year olds * please ask for details
Full fees must be paid if your child does not attend due to illness or other reasons.

We do not charge for Bank Holidays or Christmas period.

Hours will be rounded up to the nearest hour will calculating hours.

Sickness / Holidays – full fees


4 weeks’ notice must be given in writing if hours change, for holidays and other changes to your child’s attendance.
Failure to make payments – outstanding debts will be passed to a collection company to recover monies, charges will be added, and we are also within rights to inform Inland Revenue of changes.

Prices are calculated on a high staff ratio



We welcome all children aged 0 – 5 years from local or outside areas to Thirsk and Sowerby. We welcome all cultures and beliefs and we educate all our children about festivals, communities and cultures to help children’s understandings and celebrate all differences and similarities.

To help with Transitions and setting in, once you register your child to attend we allow 2 hours free to help setting in your child.

We ask all parents to be aware of policies and procedures and read and ask for copies to ensure they understand them and follow them. We you sign registration forms you are agreeing to the terms and conditions and you agree that you have read and understand them.


If you wish to visit Hummingbirds please contact to arrange visit.
Please complete and Return Registration forms to hold your child’s place, registration fee applies
Fees will be due in advance before your child starts.
Manager: Emma Lee
Owners: Kate Tudhope / Yvonne Cartman

Our Staff

Yvonne Cartman
Nursery Owner / Cook

Kate Tudhope
Nursery Owner / Admin & EY Practitioner

Emma Lee
Nursery Manager

Lauren Procter
Nursery Deputy Manager

Tracy & Grace
Nursery Practitioners


April 2015 “The atmosphere in this nursery is relaxed, purposeful & fun”

Opening Hours

7.30am – 6pm Monday – Friday

Closed Bank Holidays and Christmas – New Year

Ofsted Registration Number: EY428666