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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 2023


Monday 26th September 2022



Friday 28th October 2022 



Wednesday 9th November 2022



Monday 21st November 2022




April 2023



Monday 9th January 2023




Thursday 9th February 2023




Wednesday 22nd February 2023




Friday 3rd

March 2023




September 2023



Friday 6th January 2023




Friday 3rd March 2023




Monday 17th  April  2023




Monday 1st

May 2023