Nursery Admissions

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Welcome to Rabbsfarm Nursery

In the Nursery, we aim to provide a balanced educational experience for your child through the Early Learning Goals, within the different areas of the Early Learning Foundation State (EYFS).  The EYFS is the first stage of the National Curriculum for children aged 0-5 years.

Our maximum capacity for Nursery is 90 children - 45 morning places and 45 afternoon places.

At present we are admitting children who have turned 3 years of age  by 31 August 2016. If there are still places, in January we will then take children who have turned 3 years by 31 December 2016.

Nursery Times

Morning Session - 8.45-11.15am
Extended Time - (11.15-11.45am)

Afternoon Session - 12.45-3.15pm
Extended Time - (3.15-3.45pm)

Criteria

Nursery places are allocated directly by the school and are issued using the same criteria as that used by the Local Authority (LA) for school places.

In the event of more than 90 applications being received the following criteria will apply:

1. A looked after child (as defined in the Children Act 1989) or a child who was previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence, or a special guardianship order.

2. Children or an immediate family member who suffers from a long term medical or psychological condition, which makes it necessary for them to attend Rabbsfarn Nursery. Applications must be supported by medical evidence from a GP or Hospital Consultant.

3. Children of staff employed by Rabbsfarm Primary School.

4. Children who have a sibling living in the same household who currently attend the full time school and will continue to do so on the date of admission. A sibling refers to a brother or sister, half brother or sister with one parent in common, adopted brother or sister.

5. Children living nearest to the school. Distance will be measured in a straight line from the point set by Ordnance Survey at the child’s home address to Rabbsfarm Nursery.

When the above criteria has been applied, remaining places will be offered to children according to age, eldest first, until all places have been offered. Children who do not receive an offer of a place will remain on the waiting list and will be contacted if places become available. This will be on an age basis, eldest first.

How to Apply

Parents may express an interest in the nursery at any time by completing a Nursery Application Form. Parents may at this point request a preference in AM or PM sessions. Preferences are not guaranteed, but we will make every effort to accommodate your request. The school will allocate morning or afternoon preferences on a first come first served basis. 

For further information regarding admission to our Nursery, please contact the school office
on 01895 444971.

Starting School Dates for 2018-2019

Locate your Child's Date of birth and that will tell you which school year your child will need to start.

KEY 
STAGE

 DESCRIPTION

MAJORITY AGE 
(at end of academic year)

 DATE OF BIRTH

1

 Nursery  
 (Foundation 1)

4

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2013
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2014

 

 Reception
 (Foundation 2)

5

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2012
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2013

 

 Year 1

6

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2011
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2012

 

 Year 2

7

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2010
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2011

2

 Year 3

8

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2009
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2010

 

 Year 4

9

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2008
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2009

 

 Year 5

10

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2007
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2008

 

 Year 6

11

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2006
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2007

3

 Year 7

12

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2005
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2006

 

 Year 8

13

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2004
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2005

 

 Year 9

14

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2003
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2004

4

 Year 10

15

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2002
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2003

 

 Year 11

16

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2001
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2002

5

 Year 12

17

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 2000
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2001

 

 Year 13

18

 Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec/ 1999
 Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / June / Jul / Aug 2000