Silverdale Road, Earley, Reading, RG6 7LR

0118 926 1449

Loddon Primary School

'Working together to realise the potential in everyone' - A Values Based Education


Our nursery admission number is 52 part time places and we  also  offer 10 - 30 hour funded places.

If you are interested in applying for a place in either the Nest or Nursery please complete the application form below and put into the nursery admissions box at front reception or e-mail to

Admission to Loddon Primary School and Foundation Stage Unit

This website describes our School (including the Foundation Stage Unit). If you are interested in your child joining us please contact the school office to arrange a guided tour of the Foundation  Stage Unit and / or main school.

Mrs Caroline March, our head of Early years, is also happy to answer any questions you may have she can be contacted via the main school office or the nursery admissions e-mail.

Admissions for 2 year olds:             

Children normally start the term after their second birthday if a place is available.  They will be offered 5 x 3 hour sessions per week 8:40-11:40am.

2 year olds attending The Nest will also need to complete a claim to Wokingham Borough Council for funded hours. A form for this purpose is available from the school office. A limited number of additional sessions for parents of 2 year olds wishing to pay are available at £18 a session  - please enquire by emailing

Please note: Attending The Nest does not guarantee your child a place in Nursery. You will need to apply to school for a Nursery place separately.

Admission to  (F1) Nursery:               

Children normally start in Foundation Stage F1 the term after their third birthday if a place is available.  They will be offered 5 x 3 hour sessions per week 8:40-11:40am or 12:20-3:20pm. Nursery places are offered with an expectation that children attend their part time session daily. There are also 10 x 30 hour funded places available. For those attending 30 hours children will have to pay additional costs of the lunch club between the morning and afternoon sessions (charged at £5 a session) or return home for lunchtime.

Please note: Attending Nursery does not guarantee your child a place in Reception, you must register with Wokingham Borough Council (WBC - our Local Authority) and apply for a place separately. Click on the WBC logo above to view website.

Admission to (F2) Reception:

Please contact Wokingham,, to apply for admission to F2 (Reception year).

Admission or transferring to Y1-Y6:

If your child has a place in F2 (Reception) they will transfer automatically to year 1, otherwise please contact Wokingham (our Local Authority) for admission or transfer to year 1 to year 6.

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