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Reception Admissions

If you are interested in your child joining our school in September, please contact North Somerset school admissions. You can also email the school and we will readily assist with enquiries you may have.

Appeals Timetable

Year 1 -6 Admissions

If you have recently moved to the area or would like more information about your child coming to Herons’ Moor Academy, joining later than the September reception intake, or for years 1-6, please contact the Academy.

Nursery Admissions

You can apply from when your child is 2 years and 36 weeks old.

When your child turns 3When they can get 30 hours fromRecommended time to apply
1 September to 31 DecemberTerm starting on or after 1 January15 October to 30 November
1 January to 31 MarchTerm starting on or after 1 April15 January to 28 February
1 April to 31 AugustTerm starting on or after 1 September15 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.


Everybody is entitled to 15 hours of free childcare. However, in line with Government guidance, working parents could be eligible for 30 hours of free childcare.

Your eligibility depends on:

  • if you are working
  • your income (and your partner’s income, if you have one)
  • your child’s age and circumstances
  • your immigration status

If you are not a working parent you will now be able to purchase additional 3 hour sessions alongside your existing 15 hours of care entitlement.

For more information on your entitlement please see the link below.

Your Entitlement

Normal morning sessions will be 9.00 a.m.- 12.00 noon.  Afternoon sessions will be 12 noon – 3.00 p.m. 30 hours of childcare would be 9.00am – 3.00pm

Please use the below form to apply. (also available in the main reception).

Nursery Registration Form