We hold one intake per year for Nursery children. This means that your child is eligible to join us from the September after their 3rd birthday.

The table below gives more information on when your child is eligible to join the nursery or reception classes and when they will move on to middle school.

Date of birth

Start Nursery

Start Reception

1st Sep 2018-31st Aug 2019

September 2022

September 2023

1st Sep 2019-31st Aug 2020

September 2023

September 2024

1st Sep 2020-31st Aug 2021

September 2024

September 20215

As Staffordshire County Council no longer administers Nursery admissions you will need to apply directly to us for a place.  

We would normally recommend you come and see our wonderful nursery for yourself by booking a tour with Mrs Tapp.  Sadly that is not possible at the moment so please take a look at our short video below to get a flavour of our wonderful school.

You are welcome to ring the school with any questions you may have on 01889 228700

Timetable for Nursery Applications starting September 2022



16th January 2022

Applications for Picknalls Nursery Sep 2022 open

18th April 2022

National Offer Day

Summer Term 2022

Welcome to Nursery events e.g. New Parents Evening, Stay and Play morning