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Starting Nursery or Reception class

Nursery Class

Children can take up a free, part-time place in a nursery class from the September after their third birthday. 

The application forms are available in January each year and you have until the beginning of May to submit your application directly to the school/s of your choice. (you may apply to more than one).  You will be notified at the end of May if your child has a place at your chosen school/s for September.

For more information and to download the latest brochure and application form, see Nursery admissions

Reception Class

Children can start attending school for a full day (also known as reception class) from the September after their fourth birthday

The admissions process in an online only application and opens in November each year.  You have until mid-January to submit your application and help in completing the online application is available through weekly drop in sessions during this period

For more information and to download the latest brochure and access the online application form, see Primary admissions

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