If your child's fifth birthday is between 1st September 2020 and 31st August 2021 then you will need to apply for a reception place at a first, infant or primary school.
If your child is in Year 4 at a first school in September 2019 you will need to apply for a place at middle school.
The table below gives more information on when your child is eligible to join the nursery or reception classes and when they will move on to middle school.
|Date of Birth||Start Nursery||Start Reception||Start Middle School|
|1st Sept 2015 - 31st Aug 2016||September 2019||September 2020||September 2025|
|1st Sept 2016 - 31st Aug 2017||September 2020||September 2021||September 2026|
|1st Sept 2017 - 31st Aug 2018||September 2021||September 2022||September 2027|
|1st Sept 2018 - 31st Aug 2019||September 2022||September 2023||September 2028|
Timetable for Admissions to First and Middle Schools for Enrolment in September 2020
1st November 2019
|Applications for reception and middle school places open|
|15th January 2020||
Applications for reception and middle school places close
|16th April 2020||
Parent's receive outcomes of applications
The quickest and easiest way to apply for a place is online on the Staffordshire County Council website. A link will be provided here once the application process has opened.
Timetable for Admissions to Picknalls Nursery for Enrolment in September 2020
13th January 2020
|Application for nursery places open|
21st January 2020
|6-8pm - Nursery Open evening|
17th April 2020
|Applications for nursery places close|
20th April 2020
|Acceptance letter and admission pack sent out|
Happy Hours provide on-site wrap around childcare from our Treetops building at the top of the drive between 7.00am and 6.00pm.
They also work in partnership with our Nursery so that we can offer a full 30 hours funded childcare and are registered to care for children from 3 years old.
To contact them directly please ring: 07518 383775
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org