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curiousgeorgie Tue 06-May-14 09:14:56

Did you have to reapply for their place the 2nd year?

I don't know if I've totally mucked up but my daughter started at nursery in January, it's attached to the school and I had to apply through the council.

Was I supposed to reapply again for this September or does her place automatically roll over?

I heard another parent say something about it and now I'm panicked confused

WhenDoISleep Tue 06-May-14 09:16:44

Will she still be in nursery in September or is she due to start school in the Reception class?

TeenAndTween Tue 06-May-14 09:20:34

Is your child going to be 5 between 1st Sep 14 and 31st Aug 15?
If so then yes you should have formally applied for a reception place.
However in this case I would have expected the nursery to have been badgering/informing you of this.

So probably your child will still be 4 come 31st Aug 2015, in which case I would expect the place to roll over. Certainly if it wasn't going to I would expect the nursery to have been in contact informing you!

Maybe the other parent's child is older?

curiousgeorgie Tue 06-May-14 09:40:24

No, I don't mean into reception. She doesn't turn 4 until October. I mean for the next year of nursery?

TeenAndTween Tue 06-May-14 11:35:48

I would be surprised if you have to re-register for the next academic year at nursery, but the only way you'll know is to ask the nursery itself.

tiggytape Tue 06-May-14 12:19:22

You definitely have to re-apply at the end of this year (Jan 2015 deadline) if you want her to have a reception place next year but there is no national scheme for applying to nursery. Each has their own system so you'd need to ask them.

I can't imagine why you would though.
Once you're in reception for example, you won't have to apply for Year 1, Year 2 etc. Do check though.

frillysockmum Wed 07-May-14 11:13:07

Ours stay automatically but they ask you to confirm that you want to stay in nursery etc - just check with the nursery leader

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