How to apply for a Nursery Place (Lower Foundation) at St Giles C of E Academy
You can register your child by completing the Nursery Application form above and handing it in to the office at St Giles C of E Academy. Please bring proof of ID and Date of Birth for the child (Birth Certificate or Passport) and Proof of address. We do not need a copy of these they just need to be seen. We can then add you child to our admissions data base. You will be contacted in the term that your child turns 3 with a view to your child starting nursery at the beginning of the following term.
If you are a regular attendee at the Parishes of St Giles, Pontefract or All Saints, Pontefract please complete our supplementary admission form this will help your application if we are oversubscribed
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ENTERING THE NURSERY DOES NOT GIVE YOUR CHILD A GUARANTEED PLACE IN THE MAIN SCHOOL IN THE SEPTEMBER AFTER THEY TURN 4.
All 3 to 4-year-old children in England can get 570 free hours free childcare per year. It’s usually taken as 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year. You can get it from the term after your child’s 3rd birthday. Depending on the attendance pattern you choose to attend you may have to pay extra costs for wrap around care over lunchtime. Some 3 to 4-year-old children are eligible for 30 hours free childcare a week. To check if you are eligible for the extra 30 hours free childcare please click the link below:
Full Time School Places
How to apply for a place in Reception (Upper Foundation) to Year 6 at St Giles C of E Academy
Please contact Wakefield Local Authority Admissions Department on 01924 306052 or online at:
to request an admission form. They will advise you of the process involved.
New Reception Starters September 2024 - The online application system opens 01 Nov 2023 and closes 15th Jan 2024
Does your child turn 4 before 31st Aug 2024? If so, then your child is eligible to start full-time school in September 2024. To apply for a place please contact Wakefield Local Authority Admissions Department on 01924 306052 or click the following link:
If you would like to come and have a look around our school and meet the staff in Reception we are having an open afternoon on Tuesday 17th October at 15.45. Please contact the school office on 01977794179 or email@example.com to book your place.
If you are wondering which is your closest school you can find out by clicking the following link: Find your catchment school - Wakefield Council