Children’s Centre

All families who use our services should register with the Children’s Centre. This can be done when you visit the centre, or online at the Bristol City Council site:

Register for a Children’s Centre

Early Years 1 (0-2 year olds)

To register for a place in our baby room you will need to:

  • Make an appointment to visit the setting
  • Complete a Day Care Application Form and pay the registration fee
  • It is important that you discuss your specific needs with a member of staff
  • There is a waiting list for all our day care places – we will endeavour to do all we can to accommodate your needs but we cannot guarantee you a place on registration
  • Please refer to the Fees and sessions page for further information

Early Years 2 (2-3 year olds)

  • To register for a fee paying place within this room please follow the application process as detailed above
  • Some families may be eligible for a free place the term after their child turns two years old, depending on their need. The Early education and childcare section of the Bristol City Council website has details on this scheme and a copy of the application form. Alternatively you can drop in to the centre and we can help you complete the form and send it off for assessment.
  • Should you be allocated a daycare place, you will be contacted by a member of the Children’s Centre staff

Nursery School (3-4 year olds)

  • You can register your child for a Nursery School place from the age of 2 years by completing an application form. You will then be placed on our waiting list
  • Please note that children wanting to transfer from EY2 will still need to complete an application form
  • Free Nursery entitlement is 15 hours per week – that will be offered as two full school days and one half-day
  • We also offer a limited number of 30 hours spaces – please check for eligibility
  • Our Nursery School is open term time only
  • We can offer a limited amount of additional support to children in need or children from families with specific needs.
  • The Nursery School allocation panel will meet in April every year and send out offers of places in May
  • We adhere to the local authority admissions policy (see Policies) when allocating our places

Wrap-around places (3-4 year olds)

  • Within our Nursery School we offer 16 fee paying wrap-around places
  • These places are available from 8.30-5.30 Monday to Thursday and 8.30-4.00 on Friday term time. Holiday wraparound is available on a first come, first serve basis 8.30-4.00 Monday to Friday
  • To register for a wrap-around place, please complete the application form