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How to apply

Apply for 3 and 4 year olds

Every child aged 3 years or over is entitled to 15 hours of free early years education. If you think you may be entitled to a 30 hour free place click here. Children can start, if there are available places, in the September, January or April following their third birthday.

If you would like to apply for a place for your child, please complete the application form and email to


​​You are welcome to come and have a look around. Please call 0117 903 0329 to book an appointment, or to find out more.

Fee paying places

We are now able to offer a limited number of fee paying places.

  • All places will be subject to availability and appropriate staff ratios.

  • Children need to be fully settled before starting additional hours. Three short settling visits will not be charged for.

  • All places are term time only. No payment is required for school holidays or INSET days.

  • Parents/carers will need to provide a packed lunch on all full days that children attend.

  • Bookings are made termly and payment will need to be made one month in advance.

  • Rates for funded hours are reviewed each March.

Please contact the office to find out more and for current prices and availability information.

Applying for primary school reception places

If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 you need to apply for a reception school place at

The deadline for applications for September 2024 is 15 January 2024. 

Two year old funded places

If you are interested in applying for a 15 hour per week funded place for your two year old please complete an application form which is available from the Bristol City Council.

Session times

8.30am – 2.30pm

Monday and Tuesday, and

Wednesday morning

8.30am -11.30am


8.30am – 2.30pm

Thursday and Friday, and

Wednesday afternoon

12.30pm -3.30pm

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