New Parents

Pre-school places
Children can start our Pre-school the term after their 3rd Birthday. 
Funded provision
We offer 15 or 30 hours of government funded pre-school 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 email us on
Reception Information Pack
This information will be updated soon with information for our 2020/21 starters.
Admission Policy to Shirley Community Primary School
Shirley Community Primary School is a community school. We have our own Preschool, which now offers 30 hours of provision. Children are eligible to start the school term after they turn three years old. Parents can apply for Preschool 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.