Children can start our Nursery the term after their 3rd Birthday.
2016 - 17
We currently offer morning sessions, totaling 15 hours per week (8:30am - 11:30am).
2017 - 18
From September, we will be offering 15 or 30 hours of nursery provision. To find out if you are entitled to 30 hours free childcare, please click on the document below.
For further information and to check eligibility, please do get in touch with the school either via the school office (01223 712252) or see our Nursery Admissions Policy here.
Reception Information Pack
Please find information below which is given to parents of children who are new to Reception.
- Shirley School Information Booklet
- Reception Parent Leaflet
- Forest School Leaflet
- Supporting your child's transition into Reception
- Transition Timetable
- All About Me Booklet
- Teddy Bears Picnic Invitation
- CYPS Privacy Notice
- Application for Free School Meals/Pupil Premium Funding
- Uniform Order Form
- Agora Leaflet
A Year 6 film about Shirley School!
Admission Policy to Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School is a community school. We have our own Nursery, which runs morning sessions only. Nursery pupils are eligible to start the school term after they turn three years old. Parents can apply for Nursery places by calling in to the school office to collect an admission form.
We have a further 14 classes from Reception through to Year 6. Each year group has two classes and each class has a maximum of 30 pupils.
Cambridgeshire County Council is responsible for the admission arrangements for all Cambridgeshire schools. Our Published Admission Number of pupils (PAN) is 60 per year.
The Admissions Team for our school can be contacted by
tel: 0345 0451370.
If you require further information, the admissions website is very helpful:
Extended Schools Provision
For more information about our extended schools provision (breakfast and after-school care club) please click here.