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Avenue Primary Academy

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Nursery Admissions

Avenue Primary Academy intend to admit 42 children into nursery each academic year, 16 morning, 16 afternoon and 10 30-hour places (8.15am - 2.15pm; there is the option to pay for an additional hour Monday to Thursday to coincide with the end of the school day). For information regarding funding entitlements and to ascertain which funding your child is entitled to, please access the Childcare Choices website by clicking here.


In-Year Applications for 2020-2021


Please click here to make an in-year application for this academic year (2020-2021). This is for children who will turn 3 by 31st March 2021 (born between 01/09/2016 and 31/03/2018). Once your application is received your child will be added to the waiting list and you will be contacted if/when a place becomes available. Please note that applications are ranked in accordance with our admissions criteria below.

If your child will still be eligible for a place in September 2021 a separate application should be made (below) to be considered for a place at that time; applications do not carry forward to the next academic year.

Admission Arrangements for Entry for September 2020


The arrangements for entry from September 2020 were determined by the Trust on 6th February 2019 (please see below).

Applications for September 2021


Please click here to make an application for entry in September 2021 (children born between 01/09/2017 and 31/08/2018) . The closing date for applications is 15th January 2021. 


You may still apply after this date but your application will be treated as a 'late application' and will be ranked in accordance with the admission arrangements below; we do not operate a first come, first served system.


We will notify you within a week of the closing date for applications to confirm receipt. Decision letters for children who are eligible to attend nursery in September 2021 will be sent by e-mail on Friday 23rd April 2021. Children who are not offered a place due to over-subscription criteria will also be notified on this date and will be placed on the waiting list in accordance with admission arrangements. 


Children who are not eligible to start until either January or April 2022 will be able to apply for an in-year place from September 2021.

Admission Arrangements for Entry for September 2021


The arrangements for entry from September 2021 were determined by the Trust on 27th February 2021 (please see below).

Admissions Arrangements for Entry from September 2022

The admissions arrangements for entry from September 2022 were determined by the Trust on 26th November 2020 (please see below).

Please note that attendance in the Nursery at Avenue Primary Academy Nursery does not give priority for a place in Reception. Parents/Carers must re-apply and follow the process for entry to Reception.

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