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Netherfield Primary School

Netherfield Primary School

Admissions

Early Years Foundation Stage

Free childcare places are available at Netherfield Primary School

If you have a young child, they may be entitled to a free nursery or early years’ place.  Admission to our nursery provision is managed by the school and we invite you to apply for a free early years place for your child.

Please check below to see if they are eligible

2 Year Olds

We offer a limited number of free nursery places for two year olds. You may be eligible if you receive one of the following benefits:

  • Income support
  • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income-related employment support allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Guarantee element of state pension credit
  • Child tax credit and also that your household’s yearly income does not exceed £16,190 (as assessed by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs)
  • You receive Working Tax Credits and your household’s gross annual earnings are no more than £16,190 as above
  • Your child receives Disability Living Allowance.

Or

  • Our home address is in Nottinghamshire, and 
  • They are classed as a "looked after child"
  • Have left care through special guardianship or an adoption or residence order.

Or

  • Your child has an Education Health and Care plan.

Admission Dates

Date when your child turns two

Admission date

1 September to 31 December

Start of the Spring term

1 January and 31 March

Start of the Summer term

1 April and 31 August

Start of the Autumn term

3 and 4 Year Olds - 15 Hours

All three-and four-year-olds are entitled to 15 hours of free nursery education for 38 weeks of the year. This applies until they reach compulsory school age (the term following their fifth birthday).

Netherfield Primary and Pre-School currently offers 39 morning and 39 afternoon free nursery places and, subject to places being available.

Admission Dates

Children who turn three in

Admission date

January, February or March

Start of the Summer term

April, May, June, July or August

Start of the Autumn term

September, October, November or December

Start of the Spring term

3 and 4 Year Olds - 30 Hours

We offer 30 hours free nursery provision for working parents. If eligible, you will be entitled to an extra 570 hours of free childcare a year giving you 1,140 hours in total.

You, and any partner, must each expect to earn (on average) at least £120 a week (equal to 16 hours at the National Minimum or Living Wage). If you, or your partner, are on maternity, paternity or adoption leave, or you're unable to work because you are disabled or have caring responsibilities, you could still be eligible.

You can't claim the additional hours if you, or your partner, expect to earn £100,000 or more. For further information about Netherfield’s 30 hours offer please speak to Miss Stevenson, Leader of the Early Years Foundation Stage unit or visit the government's Childcare Choices website.

Admission Dates

Children turns three between

Eligibility code issued

Child will be funded from

April - August

April, May, June, July or August

Autumn term

April - August

September, October, November or December

Spring term

April - August

January, February or March

Summer term

January – March

April, May, June, July or August

Autumn term

January – March

September, October, November or December

Spring term

January – March

January, February or March

Summer term

September - December

April, May, June, July or August

Autumn term

September - December

September, October, November or December

Spring term

September - December

January, February or March

Summer term

Help Paying for Childcare

Families often struggle with the cost of childcare because they are unaware that there is support out there to help them, or they believe that they will not be eligible to receive any assistance.

There are various benefits and schemes designed to help families meet this challenge and more information is available by clicking here.

Full Time School Applications (Reception, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2)

Admission to Netherfield Primary and Pre-School for full time education is administered by Nottinghamshire County Council. Please contact the authority by telephone: 0300 500 8080,

Mincom: 01623 433 352 or via the website.

where you can apply online or download an application form.

Guides for parents and information on catchment areas, key dates etc. are available by following the links in the relevant sections below:

Full Time Reception/First Admissions

Will your child be 5 years old between 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2019? 

If so, follow the link below to access: Admissions to schools, Guide for Parents - First Admission (Reception):

In Year Transfers

Do you wish to apply in-year to transfer your child from one Nottinghamshire school to another? 

If so, follow the link below:

Transfers to Secondary School

Is your child transferring to Secondary School in September 2018 or September 2019? 

If so, follow the link below:

Nottinghamshire County Council's Admissions Information

Nottinghamshire County Council has a wide range of admissions documentation for parents/carers available on their website:

Visit this site to access          

  • When to apply for a school place
  • Key dates
  • Determined admission arrangements
  • Ofsted reports