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Beaconside C of E Primary School & Acorn Nursery

Learning to Live...Learning to Shine

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Nursery Application

Acorn Nursery Admissions

Here at Beaconside C of E Primary School we have our own nursery class offering morning or afternoon sessions of up to 15 hours per week which can be used in full or as part of the ‘Three Year Old Free Entitlement’ providing we have space available.

We also have a limited number of full day places from 8.45AM -3.30PM for our pre-school year children. Please contact the Nursery to check availability.

Children can start at Acorn Nursery the term after their third birthday.

Application forms are available for collection from either the Nursery or main School Office and will need to be returned along with proof of your home address and child’s date of birth.


Children whose 3rd birthday falls between.....

Earliest start date will be the following ....

(Actual term dates may vary from year to year)

Closing Date for Applications

September 1st -31st December


26th September 

January 1st - 31st March


16th January 

April 1st - 31st July


24th April 

 Applications can be accepted after the above closing dates if spaces are available.

If you would like to arrange a visit to Acorn Nursery  before applying for a place then please telephone the School Office on 01768 840868


e-mail Sarah Bowers using the following address acorn@beaconside.cumbria.sch.uk



Click here to open our application form