Applying to increase or decrease Nursery published numbers

To be completed by: Fri 27 May 2016

Time: -Fri 27 May 2016 | Venue:

Schools wishing to make changes to their school nursery published class numbers for Autumn 16 and Spring 17 can make an application through Department of Children's Services - Early Years.

Requests for temporary or permanent increases or decreases will be considered in light of availability of nursery places within the area, through an application form.

Advice and Guidance is available from a local authority Sufficiency Officer contact for more information and the application form.


Please note the submission deadline for applications are below, please note retrospective requests will not be considered


  • Autumn term – 27th May 2016
  • Spring term  - 7th October 2016


Advice and guidance is also available for schools wishing to explore options to offer the 15hrs early education entitlement more flexibly including options for paid for sessions.


Published: 11/04/2016
Audience: Head teachers, School Finance Managers/Administrators
Contact: Teresa Barrowclough

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