Nursery Applications - 2019/20

Our school Nursery will continue to be open full time in September 2019. offering 26 places with a combination of full and part time attendance patterns.

 Parents may choose either:

Option 1: 2 ½ days* (15 hours)

Monday 8:50am-3:10pm (lunch in school)

Tuesday 8:50am-3:10pm (lunch in school)

Wednesday 8:50am-12:00pm

*regular additional sessions may be purchased

or

Option 2:  2 ½ days* (15 hours)

Wednesday 12:30pm- 3:10pm

Thursday 8:50am-3:10pm (lunch in school)

Friday 8:50am-3:10pm (lunch in school)

*regular additional sessions may be purchased

or

Option 3:  Full time (30 hours)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:50am- 3:10pm (lunch in school)

30 hours eligibility

To be eligible for 30 hours free childcare, you must earn less than £100,000 per annum and meet one of a list of criteria. If you would like to know more about the 30 hour entitlement, please visit (https://www.gov.uk/30-hours-free-childcare).

 

Buying additional sessions

Some parents will be entitled to 30 hours free childcare, however, parents who are entitled to 15 hours will be able to purchase additional time. The current rate is £13.00 per half day or £26.00 per full day, however, these are subject to change in next academic year. Payment can be made by ParentMail or childcare vouchers. All payments must be made in advance for the full half term. 

Lunchtimes

Nursery children, who are staying all day, can pay for a school meal or bring a packed lunch. The current amount for a nursery school meal is £1.90 but this is subject to change in next academic year. Payment is made by ParentMail for the half term in advance.

Early Nursery Admissions

Children can now be admitted to our Nursery the term after they have turned 3 years old, rather than waiting until the following September. Please contact the school office for further information.

Conditions

In applying for, and accepting, a Nursery place at our school you will be entering an agreement to use your initial 15 free hours with our school.

Visiting School

Our Open Evening for prospective parents interested in applying for a Nursery place starting in September 2019 has now taken place. However, if you would like to arrange to visit school, please contact the school office - admin@archbishop.newcastle.sch.uk or 0191 285 2663. 

If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact our Administration and Finance Officer, Mrs Sarah McCloud.
 
Application Dates
 
Friday 22nd March 2019 - Closing date for applications
Friday 29th March 2019 - Offers sent to applicants from school
Friday 26th April 2019 - Deadline for acceptances of offers