All admissions enquiries for Reception - Year 6 should be directed to Ealing Council.
Little Ealing Nursery welcomes children from the age of 3. The school itself currently handles admissions for our Nursery; we use the same criteria as the London Borough of Ealing does for their school admissions.
Children are eligible to start Nursery the September after they are 3. You can apply for a place once your child is 2, but when you apply makes no difference as long as you apply before the 15th January deadline and that your child will be 3 when they start in September 2022.
Little Ealing is delighted to offer 30 hours free childcare for eligible parents. In addition to the 15 hours Nursery provision for all children, working parents will be able to get an additional 15 hours free childcare, bringing the total number of hours to 30 a week for children aged 3 and 4 years.
The 30 hours will be offered over five days, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. A short break will be taken during lunchtime where the children will eat a packed lunch in Nursery. The children will be supervised by our SMSAs.
To qualify for the 30 hrs:
A joint online application system via https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/ will provide simple and straightforward access to register on the scheme. Checking of eligibility will be undertaken by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
NB: The school can offer an additional 15 hours to those not eligible for the funded hours. A fee will be charged, and we would be happy to accept Childcare Vouchers by way of payment.
The application form, plus the originals of birth certificate and proof of address, must be returned to the school, where the school will take copies of the supporting documents.
Nursery places are allocated during February.
We welcome 90 pupils, who turn 5 years old between 1 September 2021 and 31 August 2022, organised into 3 classes with their own class teacher and other adults to care for children and help them thrive.
All admissions enquiries and applications for Reception are managed by Ealing Council's schools admissions team:
We admit 90 children into each age group from Reception to Year 6, organised into 3 classes.
Some children, for a variety of reasons, may want to join Little Ealing. These may be from other local schools, schools elsewhere in the UK or from overseas during the school year, all these admissions are classified as 'in-year' admissions.
All In-year admissions for Little Ealing are managed centrally by Ealing Council and are based on the current admission criteria for community schools. Visit Ealing Schools Admissions.
Ealing Council makes decisions for admissions to Little Ealing Parents for pupils entering Reception to Year 6, in line with all local maintained community Primary schools. Prospective parents should contact Ealing Council to find out about admission arrangements and to enquire about waiting lists.
Ealing Council also publishes admissions criteria for all Primary community schooling the London Borough of Ealing each year.