Admissions Information

We follow Birmingham Local Authority’s guidelines for admission to nursery schools.

Osborne Nursery School is a maintained Nursery school offering up to 144 part-time places of 15 hours per week. Most of our children attend for either 5 mornings or 5 afternoons per week, others attend for 2.5 days per week. We also offer 30 hour places for eligible working families.


Our session times are:

5 morning sessions: 8:30 to 11:30am

5 afternoon sessions: 12:30 to 3:30pm

2.5 days a week: Monday and Tuesday: 8.30am to 3.30pm and Wednesday: 8.30am to 11.30am (with lunch on Monday and Tuesday only)

2.5 days a week: Wednesday: 11.30am to 2.30pm and Thursday and Friday: 8.30am to 2.30pm (with lunch on all 3 days)


Working parents eligible for 30 hours of free childcare

We are able to accommodate 30 hour children during the following times:

5 sessions: 8.30am to 2.30pm

5 sessions: 9.30am to 3.30pm

4 sessions: 8.30am to 4.00pm

If you require a combination of these times or alternatives between 8.30am and 4.00pm please contact our school office and we will try to accommodate you.


The above places are offered to children from the term after they have their 3rd birthday. Additional hours may be available on a paid top-up basis between 8.30am and 4.00pm, enquire at the school office for availability and prices. 


We also have 2 year old places for children eligible for 2 year old funding

Session times for our 2 year olds will be:

5 morning sessions: 8:30 to 11:30am

5 afternoon sessions: 12:30 to 3:30pm


To register your child please complete a Nursery Admissions form either by downloading the form and emailing or posting it to us or by calling in to school and completing the form.

If you would like more information or help with the registration form, please contact the school office.

Initial Registration Form