Nursery admissions

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

Children can take up a free, part-time place in these nurseries in the September after their third birthday

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 2014 and 31 August 2015 they can start in the nursery class of one of our schools in September 2018.

How to apply

Applications open on 1 January 2018. You will need to apply directly to the school by the closing date of 4 May 2018.


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

Please read our starting nursery class in a Hounslow School September 2018 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


Family Information Service (for information on Early Education Entitlement)
Telephone: 0800 783 1696

For more information on starting nursery and the Early Education Entitlement for three and four year olds, please contact Hounslow Family Information Service on 020 8583 3470.

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