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To apply for school places in Reception at the start of each academic year you can apply online for a school place for by visiting the Birmingham City Council School Admissions web page

Open sessions for prospective Paget Primary School Reception places are usually run in October and November. Please contact the school office to arrange a time.

Our Admissions Policy can be read on our Policies page.

Admissions to Nursery

Usually children are admitted into Nursery in the first September following their third birthday.

Children are entitled to 15 hours per week nursery provision which is currently run over a two and a half day basis – all day Monday, all day Tuesday and Wednesday morning. To put your child’s name down for our Nursery please contact the school office.

Admissions to Reception 2022

See the Birmingham City Council School Admissions web page for admission arrangements. Our admissions are dealt with centrally by Birmingham City Council.

A letter (read it here) should have been received direct from Birmingham City Council to all parents with a child born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018, giving you instructions on how to apply online for your place. You may apply for a place now by clicking the link above.

If you are concerned that your child has Special Educational Needs or a disability please visit the Birmingham Local Offer website

Deadline for Reception online applications is Friday 14 January 2022

Open Days will be held in November 2021. See our Diary Dates page for dates and times. If you have any questions with regards the admission process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

In-Year Admissions

If you wish your child to move to Paget in the middle of a school year then please contact the school office. Parents/Carers should also have asked the child’s current school’s Head Teacher to sign the completed in year admission form.

Please be aware there may already be a waiting list if the class you require is full.

You will be asked to complete an admission form and then asked to attend a meeting with a senior member of staff to ensure that both parents and school have the right information to enable a smooth start to Paget school life for your child.

Nursery and Reception Induction 2021

Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, when normal induction meetings and look-rounds can no longer take place, we hope these videos will give you a taste of what our Nursery and Reception classes are like and what Team Paget will offer your children.

An introduction and welcome from our Headteacher, Miss Nussey

Nursery welcome message and tour

A welcome from the Reception team members

Reception welcome message and tour