Nursery places are available for 38 weeks of the year. All children applying to our Nursery are entitled to a part time place (15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year) starting the term after their third birthday.
Full time places will be given to children whose parent(s) qualify for 30 hours free childcare under the government legislation.
Discovery Primary school currently offers the equivalent of 104 part time places. Both universal 15 hour places as well as some extended places of 30 hours are available. Parents are asked to specify whether they want a 15 hour or 30 hour place on their application form. The number of part time and full time places vary according to demand but there is a maximum of 24 full time places (30 hour extended entitlement places) available at any one time. These 30 hour places are distributed based on the criteria below. â
Criteria for Admission to the Nursery
The Governors of the school will offer children a place in the Nursery for the term after their third birthday, according to the criteria in the following order of priority:
Within the above criteria, each application is always considered very carefully on its individual needs. No preferential treatment is given to children who already attend our 2 year old provision (Adventure Class)
For further information please see the full Nursery Admissions Policy click this Link