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Deferred entry to primary school

Children aged four

If your child's fourth birthday falls between the beginning of January and the end of February then you have a right to have an additional funded year at nursery.


Children aged five

If your child's fifth birthday is after the first date of the school session until the end of December you can request to put your child's entry to primary school back for one year.  


How to apply

If you wish your child to have an additional year at nursery, you should complete an application for a deferred year. Forms are available from your child's nursery.



Early Years

Phone: 0303 123 1023
Email: Early Years