Holmesdale Community Infant School

Children are at the heart of all that we do; working together to be the best that we can be


Nursery Admissions

We wish to extend a very warm welcome to Holmesdale Nursery.


Holmesdale Nursery is a stimulating and rewarding environment where your child can discover, learn and play. On arrival you will always be greeted with a warm smile from our team of caring nursery staff. Our nursery staff include two qualified teachers who are supported by an amazing, experienced team. Our nursery is equipped with a large, well-resourced classroom and outdoor learning area complete with a covered area, sandpit and mud kitchen.  One of the most important ways in which children in the foundation stage acquire new skills, knowledge and understanding is through play.  Children at Holmesdale Nursery learn through a variety of structured and free play opportunities planned around the children’s interests and experiences.


Our nursery is situated in Holmesdale Community Infant School and we regularly enjoy activities in the school’s woodland, large playground area, pond, hall and library and take part in several exciting whole school initiatives.

We really look forward to meeting your child and welcoming them into the Holmesdale community.

Children attend for mornings, afternoons or all day sessions, five days a week during term time. Children who have been offered a place will be invited to visit the nursery with their parents and we also arrange visits to your home to meet the child in their own surroundings.


Nursery hours

The Nursery hours are as follows: 

Morning Nursery 8.30 – 11.30 am

Afternoon Nursery 12.15 – 3.15 pm

All Day (30 hours sessions) 8.30am-2.30pm (with the option to stay until 3.15pm for an additional charge)

In-Year Nursery Application 2020/21


Please complete the application form below and read the admissions arrangements for 2020/21.  Please return the form to the school office via email.  Please note: this application is only valid for 2020/21 intake. If you wish to be considered for another academic year, you will need to complete the application form for that intake. If you have any questions please contact the school office.

Nursery Application Form 2021/22


We are part of Greensand Multi-Academy Trust and follow the Admissions Arrangements as set out by the Trust.  Please find the Nursery Application Form below, along with the Greensand Admissions Criteria and Additional Information about our nursery.  


If you have any further questions please contact the school office. Applications can be made between 10th November 2020 and 10th January 2021 to be considered for September 2021 intake, however late applications still be made after this time and will be placed on a waiting list.

Open mornings

Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 restrictions we are unable to host visits to the school. We have put together some video footage to give you a flavour of life at Holmesdale.

An insight into life at Holmesdale Community Infant School and Nursery

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A warm welcome to prospective parents from Mrs Mullarkey, Headteacher.

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A message from a Nursery parent

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