If you are considering where to send your child at the beginning of the next school intake year, why not contact us to make an appointment for you and your child to come and meet us and see our Ducklings Nursery and main school at work. Please see our latest Admissions Policy (2023-2024) MAT

Applying for a Nursery place

Children are eligible to start at Bassenthwaite Nursery the term following their third birthday. To apply for a place in our Nursery, click on the link below for our on-line application form. If you are unable to use the on-line form, you can collect a paper version from the school office. Once you have submitted your application form, please bring your child’s Birth Certificate in to the office as proof of identity.

Apply for place in our Nursery

Applying for a Reception place

Children normally start in Reception in the September following their fourth birthday.  Please be aware that attendance at Bassenthwaite Nursery does not guarantee entrance into Reception and a separate application must be made at the appropriate time.

To apply for a place for your child please click on the link below to visit the School Applications page on the Cumbria County Council website where you can apply on-line or download a paper form.

Apply for a place in Reception

We look forward to you joining us here at Bassenthwaite School.