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Meryfield Primary School

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When can I apply?

When can my child start Nursery?


At Meryfield we take children into our Nursery the term after they turn 3 years of age.  Eg if your child turns 3 in November, they could join us in January. 


Child’s 3rd birthdayNursery admission (start date)
1st April – 31st AugustAutumn Term (September)
1st September -31st DecemberSpring Term (January)
1st January – 31st MarchSummer Term (April)



You should apply for a nursery place within the time frames set out in the table below.


Term your child is eligible to start NurseryApplication open     Application deadline   Date offer letters sent    Deadline for response to allocation


January 2022


Monday 6th September 2021



Friday 22nd October 2021 



Tuesday 2nd November 2021



Friday 12th November 2021




April 2022



Friday 7th January 2022




Friday 11th February 2022




Tuesday 22nd February 2022




Wednesday 2nd March




Sept 2022



Monday 7th January 2022




Friday 1st April 2022




Weds 20th  April  2022




Monday 2nd May 2022