Nursery Admissions

The nursery is open on weekdays during term time with the exception of English Bank Holidays and Academy INSET days:

Nursery Sessions

Morning sessions for 3 and 4 year olds:   8.30 - 11.30am

Afternoon sessions for 2 year old:            12.15 - 15.15pm

To ensure quality and continuity to the provision offered to the children, any other nursery attendance patterns requested cannot be accommodated.

How to Apply for Nursery 2018

Admissions are managed through Ark Castledown Primary Academy. All Nursery applications are made directly to the school. If you would like to make an application please collect an Admission Form from the Academy Office. If you would like to find out more, please get in touch. Visitors are always welcome.

How Can I Get Help With My Childcare Costs?

Funding for two year olds:

Depending on your personal circumstances, your child may be entitled to 2 year old funding.

For more information please have a look here.

Funding for 3 and 4 year olds:

All families with a 3 and 4 year old child are eligible for the universal funding offer of up to 15 hours a week term time or a total of 570 hours taken throughout the year. (A child becomes eligible for the funding the term after their 3rd birthday). Please take a look here for further details.