How to Apply
Admissions Arrangements for Chobham Academy Nursery for 2021-22
Chobham Academy is a state comprehensive school which welcomes children of all backgrounds and abilities.
Chobham consists of a nursery with 52 equivalent full-time admissions; a primary phase of 630 students; Years 7-11 made up of 900 students a sixth form of 300 students.
Our annual admissions number of Reception is 90 children, for Year 7 210 children and for Year 12 150 students.
Nursery applications are to be made directly to the academy. The application form is online and can be found at the bottom of this page.
The academy deals directly with nursery admissions. We accept applications once the child has turned 2 years old. If your child was born in between 01/09/2017 to 31/08/2018 then they will be due to start Nursery in September 2021.
If the child turns 3 years old in the term after September, then they are due to start nursery the coming September.
The Academy Nursery has an agreed admission number of 52 full-time equivalent pupils. The nursery school will be split into two sessions (Morning and Afternoon) - 52 applicants will be accommodated in each session in a mixture of full-time and part-time places.
Morning Session 9.00am-12.00pm
Afternoon Session 12.00pm-3.00pm
Full-Time Session 9.00am-3.00pm
15 hours eligibility = 3 hours per day, 5 days per week
30 hours eligibility = 6 hours per day, 5 days per week
For those parents not entitled to the additional 30 hours funded childcare, we can offer a paid full-time place, at a cost of £75 per week charged half termly, paid in advance of the half term starting. All full-time places are subject to 5 days a week
Admission to the Nursery does not guarantee admission to the academy's Primary provision, and a separate application must be made for transfer from the Nursery provision to the Primary provision.
If under subscribed, all applicants will be admitted. If oversubscribed, the following criteria will apply in the order of priority shown.
Nursery Provision Oversubscription Criteria
- Looked after children or previously looked after children
- Pupils who, on the date of admission, will have an older sibling (i.e. a natural brother or sister, or a half brother or sister, or a legally adopted brother or sister or half-brother or sister, or step brother or sister who will be living with them at the same address at the date of their entry to the Academy) in the nursery or in years R-6 of the Academy. Proof of the sibling relationship will be required (short birth certificates).
- Children of staff at the school where the member of staff has been employed at the school for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the school is made, and/or the member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrative skill shortage.
- Pupils who live in East Village by random allocation. Proof of residence will be required (council tax bill, utility bill).
- The remaining places will be offered to pupils who live nearest to the front gates of the Nursery phase site of the Academy that is the distance from the Academy entrance in a straight line. Proof of residence will be required (council tax bill, utility bill).