21 children from 0 to 2 years old begin the school year today at the Municipal Nursery of Casares. In Secadero, where there are 30 students enrolled, they start the course on September 15, since this nursery has different holiday dates.
This school year the City Council continues to support the nurseries with the hiring of one more monitor for Casares and another for Secadero, in order to be able to comply with the Contingency Plan against Covid, which remains in force.
To facilitate the adaptation of schoolchildren to the Nursery School, during the first weeks different schedules have been established in shifts. Although, the final schedule for the rest of the course is from 8 to 15 hours.
The Councilor for Education, Rocío Ruiz, has indicated that the City Council continues with its policy of supporting families as in previous courses.
On the one hand, the City Council subsidizes 50% of the cost of municipal nurseries. Aids that are applied to the cost that each family has to pay after applying the JJAA reductions that can be 25%, 50% or 75%, depending on the situation of their families.
And also within the lines of help to families in the costs derived from the beginning of the school year, from the Consistory € 7,000 is allocated to provide all students with uniform and the educational method, some bonuses that are managed directly from the nurseries .
Transfer to the new nursery
On the other hand, the Casares City Council is completing the construction of a Municipal Nursery in the Plaza Marcelino Camacho, which is why the transfer of the center is planned as soon as the furnishing works for the new facilities are completed.