Admissions Policy Practice and Procedure

Childcare places will be offered with priority given to:

·         Children requiring an extended day.

·         Families living in the Lewsey Area.

·         Working parents and students.

·         Siblings of past or present children.

·         Date of registration.

 

Education Places for 3 – 5s

 

Children are normally admitted at the beginning of the term following their 3rd birthday.

 

Places are offered with priority given to:

  • Children already accessing extended care.
  • Siblings of past or present children.
  • Children who have attended an LEA early years setting elsewhere and have recently moved into the area
  • Children who have special needs and whose admission is supported by a recognised professional (HV, GP, EYSS etc)
  • Children who are deemed to be at risk and/or have been placed on the Child Protection Register
  • Children in families where there has been a crisis or emergency support is needed.
  • In order of date of registration.

Children with severe and complex needs are allocated to the Resourced Provision at the nursery by the Early Years Panel (ISCAN).  There are 8 full time equivalent places available.