Nursery admissions

How and when to apply for a nursery place

If places are available children are eligible to be admitted the term after their third birthday and are admitted in criteria and date of birth order.

A child born between:             

  • 1 September and 31 December - is eligible from the start of the Spring Term in January
  • 1 January and 31 March - is eligible from the start of the Summer Term in April
  • 1 April and 31 August - is eligible from the start of the Autumn Term in September

Offer of a Place:

  • any letters/offers we send will be in relation to a September start only
  • once you have secured your September place, the school will contact you direct to offer any January or April starts
  • if an early place is not available the Families Information Service can also provide you with details of other registered providers

Session times:

  • the Headteacher decides which session a child will attend. Whilst every effort is made to take parents preferred session into account, parents must understand this is not always possible

How do I apply?

  • complete the appropriate online application form below

Apply online

Select the appropriate online application form for your child's date of birth:

Child's Date of Birth

Online application form link

01/09/2014 to 31/08/2015

  • Please read the 2018/19 Nursery Guidance and booklet found on this page before completing your online application Nursery Application 2018/2019
01/09/2013 to 31/08/2014

Please note: you cannot use the online form to apply for a church school or an alternative setting to a school. To apply for:

  • Church School please print off the appropriate form from the right hand side of the page and return your completed for directly to the school.
  • Alternative Setting to a school please contact the Families Information Service on 0800 1384568 or contact the provider direct

Reception place

You must apply again for a Reception Place  

Attendance at a school nursery does not normally give you a place (please see the admission policy for individual schools). There is no automatic right of admission into a reception class and all parents must apply for the school they wish to attend.

Closing dates for admission to reception:

The closing date to start in September 2017 is on 15 January 2017

Contact:

If you have any questions or wish to discuss nursery admissions contact:

More information

Last updated: 24 August 2017 09:55:02