Potten EndChurch of England Primary School

Rooted in faith, we nurture, grow and flourish

Nursery Application Timeline

The timeline for the Nursery admissions process 2021 for children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 is set out below.


Nursery applications open:     22 February 2021
Applications can be made by completing the Nursery Application form. A paper copy of the form is available from the school office on request. Completed applications can be emailed to or returned to the school office.


Nursery tours:     

Please email the school office to request a tour.  We look forward to meeting you.


Nursery applications close:     15 April 2021
Applications can be accepted at any point after 15 April 2021 but will be dealt with after on-time applications.


Nursery places offered: 
Places will be offered to families in a letter via email on 28 April 2021.


Accepting Nursery places:    

The deadline to accept a Nursery place is 7 May 2021.
We can continue to accept applications and allocate Nursery places to children, based on availability. Please contact the school office on 01442 865022 or via the following email:


Continuing Interest:    
If there are more applications than the number of places available, parents/carers may request for their child’s name to be added to the waiting list. Any places which become available will be allocated according to the admission criteria above.


Parents will be requested to:

  • attend a Nursery induction meeting (date to be arranged)
  • complete admission forms
  • complete free early years funding applications
  • complete early years pupil premium eligibility applications where appropiate
  • bring children to ‘stay and play’ sessions (dates to be arranged)


September 2021
Staggered start sessions into the Nursery Class