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Sutton play services

Fees and how to pay

Prices are as follows:

  • After school Club from September 2021 to July 2022 : £15.00 per session ( including a snack)
  • Holiday club: from September 2021 to August 2022 -  £29.00 per session (including two snacks) parents provide a packed lunch and water bottle.
  • Breakfast club from September 2021 to August 2022 - £4.50 - CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE 
  • Emergency on the day ONLY from September 2021 to July 2022 -  £17.00

Unfortunately, we are no longer offering concessionary rates in order to be sustainable. 

Working parents may be able to get help with the cost of childcare through claiming the Childcare Element of the Tax Free Childcare Credit.

If you are receiving childcare vouchers from your employer through a salary sacrifice scheme you can use these to pay for your childcare.

We are also registred as part of the Child Payment Grants for parents who are in further education.  

Please note fees may increase in April 2022 to be implemented in September 2022, in accordance with the London Borough of Sutton pricing policy.

Emergency Bookings

Parents who have long term bookings are able to book emergency bookings. Emergency bookings are on the day for that day booking and are subject to availability. These sessions are booked directly with the Centre Manager by phoning 07522 219747 or the Administration Team on 020 8770 4300. Emergency sessions are £17.00 payable by invoice.

The Grange Holiday Breakfast Club - CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE 

For an additional fee of £4.50 children can attend the breakfast club from 7.30am included in this price is a healthy breakfast. (not available during the Covid 19 Pandemic) 

This service should be booked on the Long Term Booking Form once a holiday scheme place has been confirmed by the booking service,  the cost will be added to your monthly invoice. Please note the club is subject to minimum numbers.

Paying your fees

Once a booking is made, we will notify you by email confirmation as soon as possible. An invoice for payment will be also be sent out in advance of the booking. All further invoices will be issued one calendar month in advance throughout the booking period. 

The Play Service terms and conditions do state that payments must be received within 21 days of the invoice being issued. We operate a Debt Recovery Policy for parents who do not settle outstanding payments by the invoice due date. Please note we will not be able to book your child a place if you have an outstanding balance with the Play Service.

We are unable to give refunds once bookings are made and for non-attendance. Days are not transferable.

Method of payment 

You can pay using the following methods:
  • direct debit, you can either download an application form or call 020 8770 5422 to make this arrangement.
  • by Automated Telephone (this services is available 24 hours) on 020 8770 7887, select the “other payments” option if your invoice begins with "318".  You will need your INVOICE NUMBER and credit/debit card details to complete the payment.
  • by childcare vouchers – please call the administration team on 020 8770 4300 to check if the out of school clubs are registered with your childcare voucher provider
  • by the Government Tax Free Childcare scheme. Both Sutton Out of School Club and The Grange are registered as 'The Grange Play Centre, SM67BT'. Please email us the payment reference and amount paid each time (playservice@sutton.gov.uk) so that we can allocate your payment. 
  • Child Payment Grants - available through your university.  Please contact the administration team on 020 8770 4300 to arrange.
  • by paying safely and securely online. You will need your credit/debit card details and invoice number ready. Please select the General Debts option
  • online banking using your online banking system. Please quote the following when paying Sutton Council:

    - account name: London Borough of Sutton - Income A/C
    - sort code: 30-80-12
    - account Number: 13740960  

You must quote your invoice number when paying.