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Nursery Admissions

Admissions to Nursery


We offer morning and afternoon sessions for our nursery children, each session is 3 hours.  We are now also offering 30 hours of nursery provision for eligible families, places may be limited.


Some parents will be entitled to 30 hours of free childcare a week. To check if you are eligible for 30 hours of free childcare, please refer to the document at the following link:


The checking system for 30 hours free childcare is available by following this link:


Once you have completed this check you will need to complete this form and return it to the school. If you are not eligible for 30 hours, you will still be entitled to the universal 15 hours of free childcare currently offered by the government and have the option to pay for the additional hours if you wish. Please note all nursery spaces are subject to availability.


To apply for a place in our Nursery for academic year (2023/2024), please fill in the following application form and return it to the contact outlined below:


Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)


The EYPP gives the school additional funding to support disadvantaged 3 and 4-year-old children.



3 and 4-year-olds will be eligible for EYPP if the child receives the universal 15 hours entitlement and they meet any of the following criteria:

  • Their family gets one of the following:
    • Income Support
    • income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
    • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
    • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
    • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
    • Child Tax Credit (provided they are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
    • Working Tax Credit run-on, which is paid for 4 weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
    • Universal Credit (household income must be less than £7,400 a year after tax, not including any benefits - this is assessed on up to 3 of the parent’s most recent Universal Credit assessment periods) - further guidance on checking eligibility is set out below
  • they are currently being looked after by a local authority in England or Wales
  • they have left care in England or Wales through:
    • an adoption order
    • a special guardianship order
    • a child arrangements order


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