Apply for a nursery school place

If you want to apply for a school place at a nursery school, you must apply to the nursery school direct.

Step 1

Find the school you're interested in from our find a school section.

Read the relevant admission arrangements for each school, this should be available on their websites or you can ask for a copy direct from the school.

The admission criteria for Plymouth maintained nurseries are shown below:

Download Maintained nursery schools admission criteria 2017 to 2018 [PDF, 83KB]

Download Maintained nursery schools admission criteria 2018 to 2019 [PDF, 129KB]

Step 2

Apply direct to the nursery school for a place. The nursery school will be able to tell you if they can offer a place to your child.

Email schooladmissions@plymouth.gov.uk or call 01752 668000 for further information about choosing and applying for schools. School admissions staff are available from 11am to 3pm.