|Child’s date of birth and term
|When they’re eligible to join nursery
|1 January – 31 March (Spring)
|Summer (after Easter)
|1 April – 31 August (Summer)
|1 September – 31 December (Autumn)
You will receive a letter with details of the place offered direct from Normanton Common Primary Academy the term before your child is due to start in nursery. Please ensure school remain notified of any change of address and telephone numbers.
Your child will then be invited to join a stay and play session and meet the nursery staff.
Admissions to Reception
Admission to Nursery
Normanton Common Primary Academy has a 26 place Nursery; this means that a maximum of 52 part-time universal places will be offered.
View our Early Years Admissions Policy here
The Academy offers the Universal Free Entitlement of 15 hours nursey education per week (term time only) for three and four year olds and a limited number of 30 hours places. Children usually attend nursery either every morning or every afternoon. Any other variations are subject to availability of places, proven parental demand and at the discretion of the headteacher.
1 April and 31 August
eligible to join Nursery from the autumn term starting in September
1 September and 31 December
eligible to join Nursery from the spring term starting in January
1 January and 31 March
eligible to join Nursery from the summer term starting in April
NEW SEPTEMBER 2019 – We now provide a limited number of places for the extended entitlement of 30 hours. Please click for further information.
The Governing Body is responsible for part-time admissions to the Academy’s Nursery and follows the Early Years Part-Time Admissions Policy set by Wakefield Council. Please click here to view the Council’s Policy. Please click here to view the Academy’s Early Years’ Part-time Admissions Policy. Click here to view the Academy’s Early Years Part Time Charging Policy.
If you would like to enrol your child in our Nursery or arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 01924 890576.
Admission to School
Normanton Common Primary Academy has adopted Wakefield Council’s Admissions Policy. The Academy currently admits 45 pupils into each year group. If you would like to visit school prior to applying for a school place, please contact the school office on 01924 890576 to arrange an appointment.
To apply for a full-time place for your child please visit Wakefield Council online.
Wakefield Council Admissions Policy
Applying for a Change of School
If you are moving into the Normanton area and wish to apply for a change of school, please visit Wakefield Council online for more information and details about the application process.
We always recommend that you make an appointment to come and visit us if you are considering applying to transfer your child to our school. Please telephone the school office to make an appointment on 01924 890576.
Contact Wakefield Council Admissions Team