Nursery Information

Free Childcare Arrangements

The school can accommodate a maximum of 26 nursery children per session. We offer 30 hours free childcare as an extension to the universal 15 hours free childcare for families that qualify for this provision.

We do not offer additional hours on a ‘pay as you’ go service.

Nursery children are offered three hours of free childcare daily:
15 hours can be allocated as below:

  • Mornings – 8:45am-11:45am every day or
  • Afternoons – 12:15pm -3:15pm every day or
  • Monday and Tuesday full days and Wednesday morning or
  • Wednesday afternoon, Thursday, and Friday full days.
  • 30 hours is every day 8.45am to 3.15pm

For information regarding 30 hour code eligibility and how to apply, please click on this link: Childcare Choices HMRC Information 

When can my child start?

If a place is available, children are eligible to start the term after they turn three years old.  Our main admission term is September. However, depending on availability, we have an intake in January and April.

Please refer to our Nursery Admissions Policy attached below for further information.

Academy Uniform 

Your child will need to wear the Croxby uniform
Any PE type lessons will be completed in their uniform.
House class colours are not allocated for nursery children.

What my child will need to bring with them?

  • A drink of water every day 
  • A snack (optional) 
  • A packed lunch if staying full days 
  • A small bag with a change of clothes (nappies/wipes etc if applicable). 

Mid-day collection and drop off - please wait at the EYFS/Nursery gate.

Our wrap-around care provision is not currently available for nursery children.

How do I register interest?

Please click on this link and complete the form - Nursery Form

The ERYC Provider Agreement Form also needs completing (attached below) and should be returned to Please read the Early Years Pupil Premium information sheet in conjunction with this form.

How to complete the ERYC Provider Agreement Form

  • Section 1 - Complete all details.
  • Section 2 - Complete all details.
  • Section 3 - Complete if you are splitting 30 hours funding between providers.
  • Section 4 - Early Years Pupil Premium check (optional).
  • Section 5 - Complete name and address.
  • Section 6 - Sign and date.

We will also need a copy of your child's birth certificate or passport.

A paper copy of the ERYC Provider Agreement Form can be collected from the office, if you are unable to complete this online.

When will I be notified if my child has a place?

Once the relevant information has been received and reviewed, we will contact you during the following months to confirm a place.

September start date - you will be notified by the beginning of July.
January start date - you will be notified by the beginning of December.
April start date - you will be notified by the beginning of March.

Please also refer to the "Offering places" and the "Oversubscription criteria" sections within the Nursery Admissions Policy below.