Your child’s education is our main priority
How to Apply
Download and complete an Application form HERE
- check that your child is of the right age
- Obtain copies of Birth certificate
- Baptismal certificate (where possible)
- Obtain your Parish Priest’s supporting statement (where possible)
Bring these in to the School office:
c/o St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School
155, Aldershot Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 8YH
or post them to attention of Admissions at the Nursery:
We offer children up to 10 three hour sessions per week (subject to availability) You are required to book a minimum of 5 sessions per week. Lunch sessions are available and are charged separately.
Government funding is available for morning and afternoon sessions from the term after the child turns three. If your child attends another nursery/childminder as well and you claim funding there, the maximum you can claim is still 15 hours.
From September 2017 the Government are funding an extra 15 hours of free childcare for working parents who meet the set criteria. This means that some parents will be able to claim for up to 30 hours of free childcare.
Local Authority funding cannot be used for lunch sessions and these fees are paid by the parents. Any other sessions not funded will also be paid by the parents, see home page for prices. Childcare vouchers are accepted for main and lunch sessions.
Childcare vouchers are accepted for main and lunch sessions
Every day- a complete change of clothes in a named bag
Every day-a piece of fruit to share
Every half term- A box of tissues or kitchen roll
The term they become 3 years old
One adult to every four children aged 2-3 years
One adult to every eight children aged 3-4 years
Yes we like all our nursery children to wear the nursery yellow polo shirt and the nursery purple sweatshirt
Yes we have a snack bar where the children are able to access fruit ,milk and water throughout the session
Yes we offer a lunch time session, where the children can have a hot meal. There is an additional cost for this
Your child will be given a key person who will support your child’s progress and development while they are in the nursery .Your key person will communicate with you regularly on how your child is progressing
You can apply any time after the birth of your child, but practising Catholic families may wish to wait until after the baptism in order to be able to submit a copy of the baptism certificate in support of their application. In practice, most parents submit their applications when their child is between their first and second birthday.
No, you need to make a separate application at the appropriate time. Further information on the current admission criteria for the main school can be found on our school website, you are also welcome to contact our office staff for information and advice.