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Right OK so how much has everyone's nursery fees gone up by this year?

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Wiltedrose Thu 05-Mar-09 19:47:34

We have just had a letter from nursery saying that in the face of the 0.5% interest rates, and my 1% pay rise, they are putting their fees up 5% this year and we should think ourselves bloody lucky as that's less than the 'national average' increase angry

So I thought I'd do a little MN average poll. How much has your nursery fee gone up %wise???

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wuglet Thu 05-Mar-09 19:50:19

From 30 to 31 quid a day.

Not a big percentage can't do maths

CantSleepWontSleep Thu 05-Mar-09 19:52:54

Dd is at nursery school rather than day nursery, and due to the credit crunch they will not be raising the fees for next year.

freddysteddy Thu 05-Mar-09 19:55:02

OP, you're not thewiltedrose are you?

If not, you may want to change your name - there was a poster called thewiltedrose who pissed everyone off with her begging.

Wiltedrose Thu 05-Mar-09 19:55:44

Nope, am not she hmm

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freddysteddy Thu 05-Mar-09 19:56:42

OK, well, good luck posting under that name then.

MarlaSinger Thu 05-Mar-09 19:57:24

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Wiltedrose Thu 05-Mar-09 19:57:40

Busy scratching head, took me a month of lurking to come up with that one!! grin

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CantSleepWontSleep Thu 05-Mar-09 19:57:51

Oh yes, didn't notice OP's name.
It really is good advice to name change .

freddysteddy Thu 05-Mar-09 19:57:54

Tact?

grin

MarlaSinger Thu 05-Mar-09 19:58:01

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Wiltedrose Thu 05-Mar-09 19:58:32

No, not new as such, just reincarnated grin

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Wiltedrose Thu 05-Mar-09 19:59:41

Not because I really am that person and am pretending not to be, I should add, just because I had a MN break of 18 months and being pregnant a 2nd time fancied starting again grin

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Northernlurker Thu 05-Mar-09 20:00:19

Ours have gone up by £2 a day or just under 6% - but I don't think they went up last year at all - dd wasn't there then as I was on maternity leave so I'm not 100%. It's always a painful moment - but I love the nursery and respect the staff - with the increased cost of food and heat etc it seems reasonable enough. I hope some will be passed on as a salary rise to the staff as well though!

Northernlurker Thu 05-Mar-09 20:01:53

droopingrosa?

floopyflora?

watermenowbeforeIbecomepotpourri?

iwontbite Thu 05-Mar-09 20:01:59

as far as I know ours haven't changed

MarlaSinger Thu 05-Mar-09 20:02:20

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MarlaSinger Thu 05-Mar-09 20:03:07

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Quiltedrose Thu 05-Mar-09 20:04:39

Any better? grin

grin at Northernlurker, can I come back to you for my Easter name please? wink

Nope don't know the original, went off MN about 2 years ago hmm

Quiltedrose Thu 05-Mar-09 20:05:23

I quite like Floppyflora, very apt at the moment, with my big preggers boobs!

MarlaSinger Thu 05-Mar-09 20:07:35

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Northernlurker Thu 05-Mar-09 20:07:57

Well it was supposed to be floppy - then I mistyped and thought it was sort of quaint.

Speaking of which - 'quiltedrose' is a bit like a duvet cover beloved by Thora Hird imo! grin

AlwaysHopefull Thu 05-Mar-09 20:07:59

wiltedrose sounds like good gossip to me. I'm new to MN, tell me more!

How about droopingdaff?

SoupDragon Thu 05-Mar-09 20:09:15

Zero.

In view of the economic climate, they've delayed the usual January increase until April I think.

AlwaysHopefull Thu 05-Mar-09 20:10:21

PS my nursery fees went up about 5% too, but that was last September before things went really bad for everyone. Not expecting any more rises until this September.

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