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The Lodge Southcote

Setting open.

Small, welcoming, pupose built nursery with fully enclosed garden. Based at Southcote Children's Centre which has strong links with the community and other professionals; including health staff. This enables us to ensure that children and their families have access to all the services they need.

This setting has signed up to offer Tax Free Childcare.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Becky Gibson / Layla Littlewood/
Contact Position
Nursery Manager / Nursery Deputy Manager
0118 9373092
0118 9373849

Where to go

Southcote Childrens Centre
Coronation Square
RG30 3QP

We are located within Southcote Children's Centre.

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Monday 08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00
Thursday 08:00 - 18:00
Friday 08:00 - 18:00

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£29.95 (0-2 year olds) Per Session
£56.42 (0-2 year olds) Per Day
£263.44 (0-2 year olds) Per Week
£27.75 (2-3 year olds) Per Session
£52.50 (2-3 year olds) Per Day
£245 (2-3 year olds) Per Week
£26.46 (3-5 year olds) Per Session
£50.29 (3-5 year olds) Per Day
£232.33 (3-5 year olds) Per Week
The nursery offer a variety of sessions for funded/part funded children. For children who are eligible for two year old or NEG only funded, we offer a lunch/tea club option at £4 per lunch/tea, extending their sessions by 1 3/4hrs per session.Lunch club runs from 11.45-1pm and tea club from 4.45-6pm. Children in receipt of 30hrs funding are also able to buy additional sessions at the rates stated above for full days or sessions. The daily cost as detailed above includes healthy snacks morning and afternoon, breakfast and a hot tea. The full day cost or the additional £4 for lunch/tea club includes a hot lunch or cold tea accordingly. Parents are asked to provide nappies and wipes where relevant. Invoices are issued monthly.
Wheelchair accessible?

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Needs

Has Provision

Dietary Needs

Has Provision

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
Limited vacancies available, contact nursery directly for more details.
Date updated
Immediate Vacancies for 30 Hour Place

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Additional 15 hours of *Free* childcare offered
When are the additional 15 hours available? (e.g. Monday to Friday, 8am to 1pm)
Monday to Friday 8am-6pm, Four am sessions 8-11.45am or four pm sessions from 1.00-4.45pm - (Lunch/tea club available at an extra cost) or three full am or pm sessions. The nursery offers stretched funding for 15/30hr funded children over 51 weeks of the year.
How many places are available for the additional 15 hours to meet the 30 hours childcare
Please contact the nursery as we have spaces available for all sessions including those which will be 15/30hr funded.
Intending to provide 30 Hours?
Registered to provide 30 Hours?

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:00 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 18:00
Thursday 08:00 18:00
Friday 08:00 18:00

School Pickups

Offers pickups

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

Local Offer

Contact Name
Layla Littlewood
Contact Email
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
SEN Provision Type
Local Offer Updated
Download more Local Offer details for The Lodge Local Offer ~ November 2020 here...

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.