Is your child eligible for the Funded Entitlement for 2 year olds? Please click here

To find out if you are eligible please contact West Sussex County Council on 01243 777807 or apply online

Session Times and Fees

Laugh and Learn Pre-School Tarring - Opening Times:


·        Early Bird Session Monday to Friday 8.30 until 9am

·        Monday to Friday 9am until 12

·        Monday to Friday 9am until 2.30pm

On receipt of an application form and the £35 registration fee we will write to confirm your place. The Preschool's bank details will be supplied on application.


This will include a detailed timetable of your child`s sessions each term until they leave Pre-school.  


The registration fee will be returned once your child has taken up their place with us by way of a credit against any fees due. 



When your child is eligible for the Universal 3-year Free Entitlement we will provide you with a form to complete and will automatically assign your child with 15 hours unless you state otherwise. If you believe you will qualify for the 15 hours of Extended Free Entitlement for working parents, you will need to apply for this yourselves through the following website:


All hours attended can be paid for with funded hours, unfunded hours are currently charged at the hourly rate of £5.50-£5.70 depending on age of child. Fees are reviewed annually. A child must attend for a minimum of two sessions per week.

There is a voluntary consumables contribution of £1 per session attended.