Tel: 01642 817713 Head Teacher: Mrs S Thorpe Email: SEND Coordinator: Mrs N Watson & Mrs V Wales Chair of Governors: Mrs L Green

Whinneybanks Primary School

Early Years Foundation Stage

Please click here to see our Early Years Foundation Stage Booklet

Nursery Admissions

Parents who would like their child to attend our Nursery should complete an admissions form, available from the school office:

Children can be admitted following their third birthday depending on the demand for places. Our Head Teacher considers admissions to nursery classes, giving priority in
accordance with the following guidelines:-

  1. (i)  Children aged 4+ who live in the admission zone for the school
  2. (ii)  Children aged 4+ who live outside the admission zone but who have a brother or sister attending the school at the time the nursery child will be admitted.
  3. (iii)  Children aged 3+ who live within the defined admission zone for the school.
  4. (iv)  Children aged 3+ who live outside the admission zone but who have an elder brother or sister attending the school at the time the nursery child is to be admitted.
  5. (v)  Other children aged 4+
  6. (vi)  Other children aged 3+

Parents should note children admitted to our school Nursery class are not guaranteed a place in the Reception Class and will need to apply for a Reception place as detailed.

Please find a copy of our Nursery booklet by clicking here 

Please find a copy of our Nursery Application Form by clicking here

School will contact parents using the information on the Nursery Application Form and will arrange a start date for their child. School will then need the following documents to be presented and photocopied by the office:

  • Your child’s Birth Certificate (original)
  • Proof of address (child benefit letter / household bill / council tax, gas etc)
  • Passport size photograph of your child

We have a 39 place Nursery and the opening times are as follows:

Morning Nursery  8.40 until 11.40
Afternoon Nursery 12.30 until 15.30

Whinneybanks Primary School Tower Clock

Privacy Policy

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We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

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This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

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