How to apply for a nursery place
When your child is eligible for a nursery place depends on their date of birth:
between 1 March and 31 August 2016 – starts August 2019 (Autumn term)
between 1 September and 31 December 2016 – starts January 2020 (Spring term)
between 1 January and 29 February 2017 – starts April 2020 (Summer term)
Nursery places are allocated in order of date of birth but it is advisable that you submit your application in good time so that you and your child are included in activities before starting nursery e.g. stay and play sessions and inductions.
To be placed on our waiting list please complete a Nursery Application Form and bring along one form of identification for your child (either a birth ceritfcate or passport ) and proof of address e.g. Council Tax letter or utility bill.
When nursery places are offered
We will confirm by letter that your child has been offered a place:
Spring term – November 2019
Summer term – March 2020
Autumn term – April 2020
Read more about nurseries and childcare on the City of Edinburgh Council website.