Nursery Admissions

Lakeside Nursery Admissions

We have a large nursery provision, the admissions applications are managed by the school. If you would like your child to join our nursery you can fill in a Nursery Waiting Form to be put on the waiting list - please collect from the school office

Our intakes are in September, January and April and we accept children the term after their third birthday depending on the spaces available. 

  • September (children born 1st April to 31st August)
  • January (children born 1st September to 31st December)
  • April (children born 1st January to 31st March)


You can fill in a waiting form at any time leading up to your child's third birthday, but acceptances are based upon the Nursery Admission Criteria 

Session times:

30 hour code funded: 8:30am - 3:30pm 

15 hours funded (either am or pm sessions available)

AM Sessions -  8:30am - 11:30am

PM Sessions - 12:30pm - 3:30pm


For more information regarding help with childcare cost, please click on the link below –

Information for Tax Free Childcare for all working parents, can also be found at:  

For more information on childcare providers in Derby City Council please contact Families Information Service who provides free, impartial and confidential information.



Phone: 01332 640758

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