Apply for a nursery place

The ELC admissions period ran between Monday 18th January to Friday 29th January and has now closed. Your application will still be recorded but it will not be considered until those application received within the admissions period have been processed.)

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All fields on this form are mandatory unless marked as optional.

Please use this form to apply for a funded place in a council nursery, private nursery, playgroup or childminder (we call these settings) for:

  • A 3 or 4 year old child from August
  • A 4 and a half year old child if you would like to defer their entry to primary one (only if your child’s 5th birthday falls between January and February next year)

If you are only applying for a funded place in a private nursery, playgroup or childminder (known as funded providers), please make sure you have confirmation of your place before applying.

Please don’t use this form if you are looking to apply for a funded place for an eligible 2 year old.

If you are not sure which to apply for view our Admissions Booklet or contact Early Learning and Childcare team.