Nursery Admissions 

Children are eligible for a part time nursery place, usually five mornings or five afternoons, from the term after their third birthday.


Nursery 2022-23


Nursery 2022-23 Application Letter


  • Opening Date: 24th January 2022
  • Closing Date: 25th March 2022
  • Offer Date: The offer date for your child will depend upon the term in which they begin Nursery, please see below:


You will be notified of the decision as follows, If your child was born between:


1 September 2018 - 31 August 2019 - They will start nursery in September 2022. Notification will be posted on 20th May 2022


1 September 2019 - 31 December 2019 - They will start nursery in January 2023. Notification will be posted on 25th October 2022


1 January 2020 - 31 March 2020 - They will start nursery after Easter 2023. Notification will be posted on 17 January 2023


Please be advised that the closing date has now passed, if you wish to submit a late application please complete and return the form below to at your earliest opportunity. 


Late Nursery 2022-23 Application Form


Please apply on time. You can view important dates during the application process for a school place below. If you miss the closing date you cannot make a late application online. You will need to complete a late application form on paper. Missing the application deadline could significantly affect your chance of getting the place you want.


Late applications will not be considered during the initial round of allocations on the publicised offer date. Many schools will be fully subscribed after the first round, so it is important to submit your application on time to have the best chance of securing a place at your preferred school. Following the first round of allocations, all late applications received will be considered along with any children on the waiting list.


 Childcare Offer for Wales in the Vale of Glamorgan


The Childcare Offer

The Childcare Offer provides eligible working parents of 3 to 4 year olds with childcare funding, for up to 48 weeks a year.  The childcare funding starts from the term after your child’s 3rd birthday and ends just before your child enters full-time education.  


In term time, you could receive up to 17.5 hours per week of funded childcare in registered childcare provision.  In the school holidays, you could receive up to 30 hours per week of funded childcare in registered childcare provision, allocated at three holiday weeks per term. 


Please note: minimum and maximum earnings criteria apply.

For more information, application dates and the Childcare Offer application, please go to: The Childcare Offer


Childcare Offer


The Childcare Offer and Starting Nursery Education

This video explains the difference between Childcare Offer funding and starting nursery education in the Vale of Glamorgan:


Register your Child's Details

If your child is not yet of school age but you would like to be informed of when the Nursery process opens you can


Register your details


Catchment Areas

In the event of over-subscription, places are allocated in accordance with the Councils' admission criteria with priority given to catchment children.  Full details of admission criteria are listed in our Parental guide to School Admissions 2018-19

To find out your catchment nursery please enter your postcode:




In order to assist all parents/carers, school admission forms are available in the following languages:  ArabicBengaliChineseLithuanianMalayalamPolishRussianTagalogThai.