Nursery admissions

For enquiries about nursery places, please contact Helen Robinson at for an application pack.

We can accept children from their 3rd birthday prior to their funding commencing and these will be charged at £15.00 for a 3 hour session.

The sessions we offer are:-

AM Session, 8:45-11:45, (3 hours)

11:45-12:15 - Additional 1/2 hour charge of £2.10 if you would like your child to stay for packed lunch or £4 to include a school dinner 

PM Session,  12:15-3:15, (3 hours)

Whole day session, 8:45-14:45, (6 hours)

A school dinner is available for £1.90 or your child can bring a packed lunch from home

14:45 – 15:15

A £2.10 half hour charge if you would like your child to stay until the end of the normal school day

Your child will be entitled to the Universal 15 hour funding the term after their 3rd birthday:- 

Date of birth between                       Funding commences

01 September - 31 December            January

01 January - 31 March                       April

01 April - 31 August                           September

You may be entitled to 30 hours funding and can check to see if you meet the criteria by clicking If you fail to renew your 30 hour code you will be charged for the terms fees in full. 

When to apply for 30 hours funding:-

When your child turns 3 When they can get 30 hours from Recommended time to apply
1 September to 31 December Term starting on or after 1 January 15 October to 30 November
1 January to 31 March Term starting on or after 1 April 15 January to 28 February
1 April to 31 August Term starting on or after 1 September 15 June to 31 July

You can apply outside of these recommended dates but you might not receive your code in time. You must have a valid code by the end of the month before a new term starts.

Check with your childcare provider to find out the exact date your 30 hours free childcare starts.

You have to reconfirm your eligibility every 3 months. If you apply more than 3 months before the term starts, you’ll have to reconfirm your eligibility in your account in order to keep your code valid.

Application packs can be requested by contacting the school office.

PLEASE NOTE: Nursery attendance at Sharow CE Primary School DOES NOT guarantee your child a place here for their Reception year. Reception places must be applied for through North Yorkshire County Council Admissions. Further information can be found on the link