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St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

Great Hadham Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 2NL

Nursery Admissions 2021-2022

Nursery Admissions 2021-2022

Applications are now welcome from families whose child reaches their 3rd birthday between 1st September 2020 and 31st August 2021. 

St Joseph's provides a truly outstanding Catholic education by highly dedicated staff within a brand new £6million purpose built school.  St Joseph's was recently recognised as one of the top 100 state primary schools in the country by The Sunday Times.  

Our Nursery team comprises of a qualified teacher and leader in EYFS, highly experienced full time Nursery Nurse and part time Teaching Assistant.  

We offer three forms of provision each day- a core offer of 15 hours, extended offer of 30 hours and extended plus offer of 34 hours per week.  The extended offers are charged by the school directly and parents can pay via invoice or using government or employer vouchers.

Session times are as follows:

Core Offer Morning:  08.40-11.40 (15 hours per week)

Core Offer Afternoon: 12.30-15.30 (15 hours per week)

Extended Offer: 08.40-14.40 (30 hours per week)

Extended Offer Plus: 08.40-15.30 (34hours 10 mins per week)


The timetable for applications is as follows:

Applications open:  Friday 5th February

Applications close: Friday 12th March

Late applications open: Saturday 13th March

School offer of places to parents: Monday 22nd March

Offer accepted by parents: Friday 2nd April

Please see the attached information form, policy, map and application form below.

Open Days for Nursery Admissions 2021-2022

Unfortunately due to COVID19 restrictions, we will not be offering any live visits to the school at this moment.  However we will be offering remote sessions to meet with Mr Coldwell, Headteacher, and hear more about our amazing school.  Please click on the following link to book one of these remote sessions: