Nursery Admissions 

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

Academic Year 2019/20 

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


1 September 2015 - 31 August 2016 - They will start nursery in September 2019. Notification will be posted on 25th May 2019


1 September 2016 - 31 December 2016 - They will start nursery in January 2020. Notification will be posted on 25th October 2019.


1 January 2017 - 31 March 2017 - They will start nursery after Easter 2020.

Notification will be posted on 17 January 2020 


2019-20 Late Applications

If you would like to submit a late application for Nursery 2019-20, please complete the form below and e-mail to





Nursery 2020-21 – Currently Open


  • Opening Date: 24th January 2020
  • Closing Date: 23nd March 2020
  • Offer Date: The offer date for your child will depend upon the term in which they begin Nursery.
  • September starters : 25 May 2020
  • January starters: 25th October 2020
  • April starters: 25th January 2021



Childcare Offer for Wales in the Vale of Glamorgan


Childcare Offer applications for children born between 1st January 2017 and 31st March 2017 can be submitted from 24th February 2020.


All complete applications submitted with all correct evidence by 13th March 2020 will be responded to by 30th March 2020 with a funding start date from 20th April 2020 (the beginning of Summer Term).


Incomplete applications received between 24th February 2020 – 13th March 2020 will take longer to process.


You can still apply after 13th March 2020, but funding may not be guaranteed for the start of the Summer Term.


Childcare Offer applications for children born on or before 31st December 2016 are open now.


A maximum 30 hours of combined education and childcare will be offered to eligible working parents of 3 and 4 year olds for up to 48 weeks of the year.


Childcare Offer


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:




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