Opening Times & Fees

Jack in the Box is open during term time only.

Please note beginning and end of term dates can vary from school dates.

As of the 24th September 2018 we will be starting an early drop off to start at 8.30am at a small fee of £3 per session.

We do not take a deposit for funded hours when applying for childcare at Jack In The Box or when booking onto our waiting list.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday- 9am – 3.30pm.

Our full days are split into 2 sessions;

  • Mornings 9am – 12noon
  • Lunch club 12noon – 12.30pm
  • Afternoons 12.30pm – 3.30pm.

Children can stay for the full day or just for a morning or afternoon session.

Please do contact us to find out about the sessions that would work for you and your child.


In the term after your child turns 3, they are eligible for Local Authority funding for up to a maximum of 15hours, this is equal to 5 sessions of 3 hrs or 3 sessions of 5 hrs.

For eligible working parents, we can offer up to 25 hrs funded for 3 and 4 year olds. Please visit to check your eligibility.

For children that are not yet eligible for funding or if you require more sessions than the 15 hours funded; Our fees are £15 per session from 1st January 2018.

We try to be flexible with payments to enable all parents to access our preschool.

When you fill in your confirmation form you will be asked how you would like to pay, whether it is weekly or monthly.

We accept childcare vouchers.

Buckinghamshire County Council offer some 2 year olds funding for up to 15 hours per week.

Find out if you are eligible for this funding.