Shirley Community Primary & Preschool

Learning for life

Nuffield Road, Chesterton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 1TF

01223 712252

Early years foundation stage

Welcome to EYFS at Shirley Primary School. We welcome you to take a look at our latest reception video which shows our inviting classrooms, our active, happy and enthusiastic learners developing their skills and knowledge through a rich and purposeful curriculum. We regularly share videos and photos of our Pre-School and Reception classes on the class blog section of the website and would encourage you to take a look to find out more about Early Years at our school. 

If your child is due to start school in the Reception Year in September 2024

Pupil admissions for the Reception Year are administered annually by the Local Authority. You should apply by completing an application form and returning it to Cambridgeshire County Council. Forms are available from

You will be informed of the outcome of your application by Cambridgeshire County Council.