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St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

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

Nursery Admissions 2022-2023

Nursery Admissions 2022-2023

Applications are now welcome from families whose child reaches their 3rd birthday between 1st September 2021 and 31st August 2022. 

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 11th February

Applications close: Friday 18th March

Late applications open: Saturday 19th March

School offer of places to parents: From Monday 21st March

School offer of places to parents of late applicants: From Tuesday 22nd March

Offer accepted by parents: Friday 11th April

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

Open Days for Nursery Admissions 2022-2023

We are offering the following open mornings. To book a space please call the office on 01279 652576. Limited spaces available. 

Wednesday 23rd February 9:30-10:15am

Monday 28th February 9:30-10:15am

Friday 4th March 9:30-10:15am

Monday 7th March 9:30-10:15am

Monday 14th March 9:30-10:15am