St Swithun Wells is a Primary School with a full time Nursery and our current whole school roll is 231 pupils. We currently have spaces for 26 children at our Nursery.
Our Nursery school day runs as follows:
8.30am - 3.30pm
At the start of the day the Nursery gate will open at 8:30am and close at 8:40am
At the end of the day the Nursery gate will open at 3:15pm and close at 3:30pm
For parents who wish to send their child in for mornings only (15 free hours), the day is 8.30am - 11.30am. The gate will open at 8:30am and close at 8:40am and children will be collected at 11:30am prompt
Our Nursery offers the eligible 30 free hours. For parents who may not be eligible, additional hours are offered at £5.80 per hour.
NURSERY SCHOOL APPLICATIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2024
children born between 1st September 2020 and 31st August 2021
The closing date for your child's Nursery school application is Monday 4th March 2024 (noon).
The Published Admission Number for the reception class at St Swithun Wells’ is 30. The Governing Body has sole responsibility for admissions to this school and intends to admit 30 children in the school year which begins in September 2024. Applications are welcome from families whose child reaches his/her 4th birthday between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020.
Whenever there are more applications than places available, priority will always be given to Catholic applicants in accordance with the Trust Deed of the Diocese of Westminster. Applications will be ranked using the criteria listed below. In this policy applicant refers to the person making an application on behalf of a child; candidate refers to the child on whose behalf the application is being made.
RECEPTION PRIMARY SCHOOL APPLICATIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2023
children born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020.
The closing date for your child's primary school application is 15th January 2024
Where there are more applications than the number of places available, places will be offered according to the following order of priority: -
Applications under criteria 2, 3 and 4, should be accompanied by a Certificate of Catholic Practice (CCP). These certificates are available from the priest at the parish where the family normally worships and on the Diocesan website at:- https://rcdow.org.uk/
Further information about applying to our school are included below.
If it has not been possible to offer your child a place at our school, you have the right, by law, to appeal to an independent appeal panel.
The deadline for submitting Reception appeals documentation is 15th May 2023.