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When will my dd start pre school/school

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Mummy14 Fri 22-Feb-13 20:17:30

My daughter was born 2nd of sept 2011 when would she have to go to nursery and full time school? When are the cut off dates? Thanks

MirandaWest Fri 22-Feb-13 20:20:33

She will start school September 2016 and be one of the oldest. Preschool depends on what is available locally with different start times depending on what is offered.

Tee2072 Fri 22-Feb-13 20:21:40

Where do you live?

Mummy14 Fri 22-Feb-13 20:21:57

Ok thanks do they normally start nursery/pre school a year earlier so when she just turned four?

Mummy14 Fri 22-Feb-13 20:22:12

Uk, wales

AmandinePoulain Fri 22-Feb-13 20:25:23

I'm in Wales, she'll start nursery the term after her 3rd birthday, so January 2015 (in theory anyway, some schools only have a September intake, ours did the year that dd1 started)

Mummy14 Fri 22-Feb-13 20:27:47

Ok thanks when do have have to normally apply for them to go to nursery?

MirandaWest Fri 22-Feb-13 20:33:31

Ah hadn't thought of you being in Wales which I know has different times for school starting.

AmandinePoulain Fri 22-Feb-13 20:33:54

You can apply anytime. Dd2's name went down when she was a few weeks old grin, the school decide on nursery places, then you apply for reception in the January before starting, you apply to the school but it's your LA who allocate places. They'll have criteria on their website - they'll decide based on catchment, siblings already at the school, SN and distance. Dd1 doesn't go to our catchment school but we're still within walking distance.

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