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Nursery Places

Our nursery offers 52 part time places. The morning nursery session is from 9.00am - 12.00pm, and the afternoon session start from 12.30pm - 3.30pm.

To apply for a place in the nursery, please visit our school office to put your child's name down on the waiting list. Children become eligible for a place the term after their third birthday.

Places are allocated to children on our waiting list, at a termly nursery panel meeting, who will use the Local Authorities selection criteria. Further details can be found in the 'Schools in Suffolk' brochure (see the link below).

We will contact you when a place becomes available, to invite you and your child to visit the nursery and meet our staff. We will also talk about our induction programme and how this supports your child to make a smooth and happy start to their life at the school. Nursery pupils transfer to the reception classes in the September following their fourth birthday.

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School Places (Reception to Year 6)

The current Pupil Admission Numbers (PAN) is 60. This number tells you how many pupils we can have in each year group.

The sessions are:

Key Stage 1 - 8.55am to 12.00pm and 1.00pm to 3.20pm

Key Stage 2 - 8.50am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.25pm


All admissions for children starting at Northfield St Nicholas Primary Academy are made through the Local Authorities admission team. You can contact them at

Constantine House,

Constantine Road,



IP1 2DH.

Tel : 0845 600 0981 (local rate)


You can download the latest information by clicking on the following link: 


Apply for a place online using the link below


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Northfield St Nicholas Primary School is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children. It has thorough safeguarding and recruitment procedures. If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of a child at Northfield please contact our safeguarding leaders: Sally Clay, Sarah Aston, Shaneeka Daldry, Jan Parker or Chloe Hall


They can be contacted by phoning the school on 01502-563528