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September 2017 starters


If you applied for your child to start our nursery in September 2017 you will have received a letter from us to let you know if your application has been successful or not and should have returned the paperwork to us. If you have not please do so as soon as possible.

The nursery is scheduled to open on Tuesday 5th September and we look forward to seeing you all then.

If you have any questions during the summer holiday please contact us during the last week of the holiday (week beginning Monday 28th August) when Mr. Averis and office staff will be able to take your call.


Nursery admissions


If you would like your child to join our nursery you will need to apply for a place. Below you will find links to our nursery admissions policy and blank application forms.


Application forms can be submitted by

  • post - Nursery admissions, St. John's CE Primary School, Laund Nook, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1GY
  • email -
  • hand delivered to the school office


To help work out when your child can potentially join us we have also included a document below called 'When can your child join us?' This table shows the date your child will be able to join us depending on their date of birth.


At present you are welcome to apply for a place for your child to start in -

  • September 2017 - Applications are now closed. All applications received from now will be marked as late.
  • January 2018 - Applications close on July 1st 2017
  • April 2018 - Applications close on December 1st 2017
  • September 2018 - Applications close on March 1st 2018
  • January 2019 - Applications close on July 1st 2018
  • April 2019 - Applications close on December 1st 2018

Applications can not be made for any starting dates beyond April 2019.


Open afternoons and evenings


To help you with your applications we have added some open afternoons and evenings to the calendar where you and your child(ren) are invited to come and meet Mrs. Gallen and our Early Years team.

Monday 6th November 2017 at 2pm

Wednesday 15th November 2017 at 2pm

Friday 24th November 2017 at 2pm

Wednesday 26th November at 5pm

Please ring school to let us know you would like to come to one of these sessions.

Our nursery application form is below. Other nursery policies including our Admission, EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage), Intimate care and Food and Drink policy are found in the policies and paperwork section of this website.

Contact form for all enquiries regarding St. John's Nursery

Please use this contact form to get in touch with the school with any questions or comments regarding the nursery unit that will open for children in September 2017.