Hedon Nursery School

“Where children come first and everything we do must reflect this single goal.”

Welcome to

Hedon Nursery School

“Where children come first and everything we do must reflect this single goal.”


In order to apply for a place at the Nursery School please download the application form below, complete it and then email it to

Admissions Policy

Hedon Nursery accepts for consideration any applications from families with preschool age children. Children’s names can be placed on the waiting list once the parents have filled in an application form and returned it to the school.


Children can start in the Nursery after their second birthday, providing there is a place available. A minimum booking of 4 sessions is required.


Privately paid places are only available to those children who do not qualify for any Government funding. Pupils attending a funded place can purchase top up sessions.


If a child is offered a place at the Nursery but his/her parents decide to defer entry, the child’s name will be placed on the waiting list.


Once admitted to the Nursery, children may stay until they transfer to a primary or infant school. If on the date of allocation, there are more applicants than there are places, then places will be offered in accordance with the following criteria:-


  • Looked after children in the care of the Authority or children with identified Special Educational Needs supported by the Authority.


We will then consider the following needs and criteria in the given order.


  • Referrals from the Children’s Centre or health/education specialists.
  • Siblings attending nursery.
  • Wrap around care requirements.
  • Working hours of parents.
  • Date of birth - oldest children allocated first.
  • Full day provision In addition to the above the following criteria will also apply to additional 3/4 year old 15 hour funding (30 hours funding).
  • Children already attending either on universal funding or a fee paying contract will be guaranteed a place.
  • Full day provision / Parents accessing additional fee paying hours.
  • Parents NOT splitting hours between providers.
  • Date of birth - oldest children allocated first due to financial viability the nursery school will be prioritising places of 25+ hours in a week.


A limited amount of places will be available. In exceptional circumstances, fewer sessions will be considered.


Please speak to the head teacher who will refer to the schools Governing body.