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Applying for a nursery class place

We are offering 15 hour nursery placements for 3-4 year olds, as well as 30 hour nursery placements for those that are eligible.

To find out if you are eligible to get up to 30 hours free childcare please click here

To apply for a nursery place an application should be completed online please click here Click here

Term times

The school nursery will be open during term time only. Term dates (including closure dates for INSET days) are available on the school website. 

Session times

15 hour placements

30 hour placements

Children requiring 15 hour placements will be able to access either a morning or an afternoon session.

Children requiring 30 hour placements will be able to access both morning and afternoon sessions with the additional one hour lunchtime charged at £6.50 per day/ £32.50 per weekParents should provide their child with a packed lunch or they can order a meal for their child online via The Pantry, our caterers.

8:30 – 11:30
12:30 – 15:30

8:30 – 11:30
12:30 – 15:30

Siblings of children already attending Grange Park can be dropped off up to 8:45. 


Parents can state their preferences (morning or afternoon, or 30 hours placement) when an offer has been made.   

Extended hours

Extend, our internally run Breakfast, Afterschool and Holiday Club, can offer places for children attending our nursery.  Extend provides a daily breakfast and after school club as well as provision over the school holidays.

In-year admissions

Please contact the school office to find out if there are any spaces for admissions outside the start of the academic year in September. 

30 hours free childcare

You can usually get 30 hours free childcare if you (and your partner, if you have one) are:

  • In work – or getting parental leave, sick leave or annual leave
  • Each earning at least the national minimum wage or living wage for 16 hours a week

Further information regarding 30 hours free childcare is available please click here