Admissions

At our Queen Edith Nursery we are pleased to be able to offer 4 different 15 hour packages:

Morning Sessions – Monday to Friday 8.45 to 11.45 am

Afternoon Sessions – Monday to Friday 12.30 to 3.30 pm

First half of the week Sessions

8.45 am to 3.30 pm – Monday and Tuesday

8.45 to 11.45 am - Wednesday

Lunch supervision will be provided on Monday and Tuesday at a cost of £3 per day.  Parents can pay for a hot school meal or provide a packed lunch.

Second half of the week Sessions

12.30 to 3.30 pm - Wednesday

8.45 am to 3.30 pm – Thursday and Friday

Lunch supervision will be provided on a Thursday and Friday at a cost of £3 per day.  Parents can pay for a hot school meal or provide a packed lunch.

As there are only a limited number of spaces available for each package places will be offered on a first come first served basis.  To apply for a place, or to find out more about Nursery Admissions please contact the office at Queen Edith (01223) 712200.

Funded 30 hours sessions:
We are a government funded nursery and are now offering 15 and 30 funded hours to qualifying families.

Monday – Friday 8:45am  – 3:30pm
Lunch supervision will be provided at a cost of £3 per day.  Parents can pay for a hot school meal or provide a packed lunch.

The nursery’s catchment area includes families living in the Queen Edith area.

At Queen Edith Nursery we follow the Cambridgeshire Admissions Policy for all Nursery aged children wishing to attend our setting. For the complete policy please consult: http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/info/20059/schools_and_learning/363/apply_for_a_school_place/3

We accept applications from children over 3 years of age. Parents are required to provide proof of their child’s date of birth and home address as part of their application.

For applications received for a child seeking admission in the term after their third birthday, where more applications are received than places are available, places will be allocated in accordance with the following over-subscription criteria:

Children who have a statement of special educational needs or Education, Health and Care plan that names the school will be admitted (for fifteen hours only) before the over-subscription criteria are applied. Those children with a statement of special educational needs or Education, Health and Care Plan that does not name the school will be referred to Student Assessment to determine an appropriate place. 

  1. Children in Care, also known as Looked After Children (LAC), and children who were looked after but ceased to be so by reason of adoption, a resident order or special guardianship order;
  2. Children with a high level of need who have been referred by a Social Worker, Health professional, Pre-School Specialist Support Teacher, Special Needs Officer or the Traveller Referral Team;
  3. Children with a sibling at Queen Emma School that live in our catchment area
  4. Children in our catchment area (in age order. Oldest first)
  5. Children with a sibling at Queen Emma School that do not live in our catchment area
  6. Children out of catchment area (in age order. Oldest first)

If the child does not get a place they will be put onto a waiting list in the above criteria NOT according to the date of application. When a place becomes available the next eligible family on our waiting list will be contacted to establish whether the vacancy will suit their needs. The closing dates for applications are:

Information and application forms are available from the Nursery, the County Council website and from the LA Admissions Team.

Letters to families, either offering or refusing places for their children will be sent out as follows:

Letter will be issued no later than: 

Term Applied For

Letter will be issued no later than:

Autumn Term 2017

End of July 2017

Spring Term 2018

End of November 2017

Summer Term 2018

End of February 2018

Autumn Term 2018

End of June 2018

 

 

 

The offer made by the Nursery will be for 15 or 30 funded hours and we will endeavour to meet all funded requirements dependant on availablility and staffing levels.

Admission form for Queen Edith Nursery

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