Potten EndChurch of England Primary School

Growing, Laughing, Learning, Succeeding together through faith

Nursery Application Timeline

The timeline for the Nursery admissions process 2020 for children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 is set out below.


Nursery applications open:     3 February 2020
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:     9.30am on Thursday 16, Wednesday 29 January and Wednesday 5 February

Please email the school office to book your place. We look forward to meeting you.


Nursery applications close:     13 March 2020
Applications close for on-time applications. (Applications can be accepted at any point after this date, but will be dealt with after on-time applications.)


Nursery places offered:     29 April 2020
Places will be offered to families in a letter via email.


Deadline for accepting Nursery places:     11 May 2019
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:    11 May 2020 onwards
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.


June/July 2020
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 2020
Staggered start sessions into the Nursery Class (dates to be confirmed)