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Nursery admissions

Applications for September 2020 will open on 1 January 2020

All Hounslow infant and primary schools (except Edison Primary and Nishkam School West London) have nursery classes.

Children can take up a free 15-hour place in these school nurseries in the September after their third birthday. Some school nurseries now offer 30 hours for working parents read more about the free hours for 3 and 4 year olds here and

They can’t be admitted before the school year in which they reach the age of four.

If your child was born was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 they can start in the nursery class of one of our schools in September 2020.

How to apply

Applications will open on 1 January 2020. You will need to apply directly to the school by the closing date of 1 May 2020.

You can either download a

Your application must go directly to the school, not to us.

Please read our starting nursery class in a Hounslow School September 2020 brochure.

Education in a school nursery is not compulsory and it may not be possible for every child to secure a place in a school nursery. If your child already has a place at a private day nursery or playgroup, you may prefer to keep them there until they start reception in the following September.

The government also provides funding for Early Education Entitlement.

Read our guide for parents


For more information please contact Hounslow Family Information Service on 020 8583 3470.

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