Dorridge Primary School

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Admission Arrangements

School Admissions (Reception to Year 6)

The allocation of school places for starting at primary school in the Reception year, or for transfers for older children at other times, is co-ordinated through the Solihull Local Authority. The coordinated scheme and admission arrangements for each academic year in Solihull community and voluntary-controlled schools can be viewed on Solihull Local Authority’s website.

If you have any questions you can contact the Admissions Team:

Telephone:  0121 704 6693
email:    admissions@solihull.gov.uk
Post:     Solihull School Admissions Team, PO Box 20, Council House, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 9QU

Schools must admit children up to their admission limit. For Dorridge Primary School, this limit is 90 per year group from Reception through to Year 6. Any decisions to take class sizes over the limit are made solely by the Local Authority.

Nursery Admissions

For admissions for September 2020 and future years, Nursery admissions will be organised through the school. For all enquires, or to make an appointment to visit the school, please contact Mrs Claire Mansfield, School Admissions Officer:

Telephone:  01564 772836
email:    admissions@dorridge.solihull.sch.uk
Post:     Nursery Admissions, Dorridge Primary School, Station Road, Dorridge, Solihull, B93 8EU

We have Open Day morning and evening sessions on 4th and 6th March 2019 that you are welcome to attend. See the link below for more details.

Dorridge Primary Nursery Open Days 2019

Dorridge Primary school offers nursery places in morning and afternoon sessions. Each session has a maximum of 40 places, for a total possible nursery enrollment of 80 children. Identical provision is provided in the afternoon and morning sessions. Each child is allocated 15 hours per week in Nursery, three hours per day, 5 days a week.

We are also able to offer nursery age wraparound care.This is in a purpose built facility with a Nursery Teacher and Teaching and Learning Support Assistants. Children can spend the half of their day that they are not in our Nursery in wraparound, which allows care in school for the whole school day from  8.50am – 3.30pm. The cost of this care, for eligible families, can be mostly covered by the Early Years 30 Hour Entitlement, although there is a small extra charge for lunchtimes. Families that are not eligible for this government scheme can pay for our full care package.

More information about the Early Years 30 Hours Entitlement is available from:

https://www.gov.uk/childcare-calculator.

Please note that a Nursery place does not guarantee a future Reception year place in the school. All families will need to follow the school admissions procedure through Solihull MBC for Reception year entry (see top of this page)