St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

"to inspire, to learn, to love with God"

Welcome to St Joseph's website

Hill Top, Hednesford, Cannock, Staffordshire WS12 1DE

01543 227225




We have a nursery setting at St Joseph’s offering 15 hours of free childcare. This is 3 hours each morning from 8.45-11.45, Monday – Friday. We can also offer places to Rising 3s in the term after the child’s 3rd birthday (subject to availability).


30 hours of free childcare is offered in partnership with Farlea Childcare, who operate out of our nursery classroom each afternoon. 15 hours is offered by St Joseph’s each morning with the additional 15 hours by Farlea Childcare.


Our nursery class is staffed by one qualified teacher and a teaching assistant.


Pupils are admitted to Nursery in the September following their third birthday.


Times and dates for applications are detailed below – but do ring the school office for advice if you’re not sure about anything.


September 2022 intake.

Applications for admission to nursery in September 2022 open on 15th January 2022.


If you would like to apply for a place in our nursery for September 2022 please complete an application form and return to school by 31st March 2022.


If you have any questions with regard to your child starting in our nursery, please contact us on or telephone 01543 227225.


September 2022 Application Form


There is no appeals process for Nursery admissions and the places will be allocated using our Nursery admissions criteria, which can be found below in the Nursery Admission Policy.


Nursery Admission Policy


Parents who are considering sending their child or children to St Joseph’s Catholic Nursery can contact Helen Edge, the School Bursar, who will explain the admission arrangements.


Parents are encouraged to look round the school and talk to the Headteacher, before coming to a decision; this can be arranged through the school.


Parents must make a separate application for admission to Reception at the appropriate time.

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