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Admissions

We would encourage you to come and visit Kingswood to see all that we have to offer to help you decide the right setting for your child.

Please call the school office to arrange a visit 01923 672531

Nursery School

Our Nursery School offers places for 3- 4 year olds. All children are entitled to 15 hours free education the term after their 3rd birthday. Kingswood offer this entitlement term time only for 38 weeks of the year. Children will be offered 5 mornings (8.30-3.30) or 5 afternoon sessions (12.30-3.30). This ensures continuity for your child so that they can work with their Key Person, make friends with others in their group and have a balanced curriculum over the week. Parents do have the option to extend their child’s free funded hours by paying additional fees for lunch club and wraparound care. From September 2017 everyone who meets the criteria for a will have the chance to get 30 hours free childcare for their child. For more information see www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

How do I make an application to Kingswood Nursery School?

For applications from September 2018, Herts CC will no longer be providing an online system for nursery applications. Instead, parents will apply directly to the setting of their choice.

www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/nurseryadmissions

Please complete the form at the bottom of this page or phone the school office on 01923 672531 if you require a paper copy or would like to have a showaround.

Starting Nursery

For children starting nursery, the following will be offered to support their transition;

  • Introductory meeting for all parents and carers.
  • Opportunities Parent/carer and child visits to nursery.
  • Home visit so that staff can introduce themselves and get to know you and your child before they start nursery.

Pre-school

Our Pre-school offers part time and full time places for 2 -3 year olds during school term times. You can choose the number of sessions you would like your child to attend, though we do stipulate a minimum of two, which enables your child to get to know the setting, the routines and the staff.  We offer 2 year old free funding and accept childcare vouchers.  To find out if your child is eligible for 2 year old free funding please use the following link to check your eligibility:

www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/edlearn/css/parents/feechildcare/twoyearolds/

Please contact us to arrange a visit on 01923 672531

or email admin@kingswood.herts.sch.uk to check availability