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Nursery Admissions - September 2018

We have two nursery classes at Windhill21 – morning and afternoon. The session times for each class are as follows:

Morning - 8.30am until 11.30am
Afternoon - 12.30pm until 3.30pm.
Each nursery class has places for 26 children.

Windhill21 has one intake into its nursery classes which is the September following a child’s third birthday. Entry into the nursery class in September 2018 will be for those children born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015.

Windhill21 and other local schools aim to use the following timeline for processing applications to their schools:

Thursday 11 January 2018 Open Morning
Thursday 1 February 2018 Open Morning
Monday 5 February 2018 Applications open to apply for a place in our nursery classes
Thursday 1 March 2018 Open Morning
Friday 16 March 2018 The application system for Windhill21 closes
Thursday 29 March 2018 Deadline for submitting supporting evidence (e.g. EHCP or Child Looked After)
Monday 23 April 2018 Windhill21 will offer places directly to parents by letter or email
Wednesday 2 May 2018 Deadline for parents to accept places in writing

Open Mornings will be starting at 9.15am.  Please contact the school office on either 01279 696850 or admin@windhill.herts.sch.uk to book your place.

To apply for a place please complete the application form below:

Allocation of a Nursery place is strictly subject to the applicant’s guarantee that the first 15 hours of Free Childcare Funding will be directed to this school.  This guarantee should be made on the Parent Declaration Form which will be in your welcome pack.  Details of the admission policy can be found by clicking the link below:

Nursery Admissions Policy 2018-2019

In the event of more applications than available places the Governing Body will maintain a continuing interest list (waiting list). These and late applications will go onto this list in a position determined by the criteria.  If a place becomes available in the school it will be offered to the child that best meets the published admission rules at the earliest possible opportunity.

Information leaflets have been sent to parents by Hertfordshire County Council.

30 Hours Free Childcare for 3 and 4 Year Olds:

This is a new entitlement for working parents of 3 and 4 year old children which will be introduced in September 2017. This is an additional 15 hours per week entitlement in addition to the child’s existing 15 hour free early education place. This new entitlement of 30 hours free childcare can be offered term time only (over 38 weeks) or can be stretched across the whole year to meet parental needs.  Windhill21 will be working closely with Early Birds and Night Owls Out of School Care Club and Appletree Pre-School (both of which operate from the school site) to offer this new entitlement for parents.  For further details and to find out if you may be eligible for these hours, please click here - 30 Hours Free Childcare