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 nursery 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
- 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
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
|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:
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 for September 2018 has now passed.
If you have any questions or wish to discuss nursery admissions contact:
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- tel: 01302 737205
- 2018/19 Nursery Guidance
- Download (928KB - PDF)
- 2018/19 Admission to Nursery booklet
- Download (809KB - PDF)
- 2018/19 Nursery Application Form
- Download (256KB - PDF)
- 2017/18 Nursery Application Form
- Download (264KB - PDF)
- 2017/18 Nursery Leaflet
- Download (1007KB - PDF)
- 2017/18 Nursery Booklet
- Download (624KB - PDF)