St. Martin at Shouldham is a popular primary school. Informal visits, when prospective parents and children can look around our school, can always be arranged. Full guidance regarding the admission criteria for St. Martin at Shouldham can be found in our 2017 Admissions Policy. The supplementary information form (SIF), also required for admissions can be downloaded here. Please telephone us to enquire about admission to the school and discuss your circumstances. We consider all applications and have places cropping up during the school year as pupils move between schools and locations. We offer places to pupils against the admission criteria and are pleased to talk about your application with you at any time.
Click below for our admission policies.
Children may be admitted into the Nursery class at the beginning of the academic year in which they turn 4, if a place is available. St. Martin at Shouldham offers five part time sessions (mornings only) each week throughout the school year. Afternoon childcare is also available on a fee paying basis (see here). Nursery places are limited, and some places may be reserved for children with additional needs. To be considered for a place in the Nursery, you will need to complete an application form. This should be submitted to the school office no later than the date given termly by the LEA. Any application will be considered using the school's admission criteria. The nursery admissions policy can be found here.
Visits in the term prior to starting are welcomed and recommended.
From September 2017 we will be offering a limited number of places for the 30 hours of funded Nursery education for eligible working families, ask at the school office for more information.
Check your eligibility and register for 30 hours at: https://childcare-support.tax.service.gov.uk/par/app/applynow
Norfolk County Council is responsible for coordinating the allocation of school places in Norfolk. They provide detailed information about the application process. You can access that information by clicking here.
Remember, you will still need to apply for a place in Reception, even if your child is already a pupil in the Nursery.