Applying for a place in Reception
Children with a date of birth between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 start full-time school in September 2022. This first year is called ‘Reception’.
Solihull Admissions have confirmed that the applications for Reception will be open from Autumn 2021. The closing date for Reception admissions applications is 15 January 2022.
Even if your child attends Valley Primary School Nursery you will still need to apply for a Reception place.
If you live in Solihull you can apply online online from October 2021.
Apply online at www.solihull.gov.uk/pp.
Applying for a place in Nursery
If your child was born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 you can apply for 15 hours free Nursery Education in a Solihull school, starting in September 2022. We also offer 30 hours places for entitled families.
Applications for Nursery places are made to schools directly. Please see the Nursery admissions policy for details. The closing date for applications is 2 December 2021 however late applications will be accepted after this if we have places.