On this page, you can find information about how to apply for places at Hob Hill.  If you have any questions about apply for a school place, the availability of places, or would like to visit the school, please contact the school office via

How to Apply


Applications for places in our governor run Nursery can be made directly to school.  We usually admit children to Nursery in the September after their third birthday.  For September 2024, that means a birth date between 1st September 2020 and 31st August 2021.

Applications for places in Nursery for September 2024 can be made from 16th January 2024 to 4th March 2024.  These should be made  using the application form below.  Further details of the application process are also available below.  

We usually admit up to 26 pupils to our Nursery.


Nursery Application Form

Nursery Admissions Arrangements


Parents/carers can also apply for places in our Nursery at other times.  This will be subject to the availability of places and our usual admissions criteria will be applied.

Please note: children attending our Nursery are not guaranteed a place in Reception.  Applications must be made as below.



Applications for places in Reception, should be made through the Staffordshire primary school admission process.

Applications for places in Reception are normally made for children in the September after their fourth birthday.   For September 2024, that means a birth date between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020.

Details of the Staffordshire County Council admissions process, including how to make an appeal, can be found here.  

The agreed admissions arrangements for 2024/25 can be found here.  These explain how places are allocated and the over-subscription criteria that are used.

Our Published Admission Number (PAN) for Reception is 30.


Admissions at Other Times

Should you be new to the area or considering moving your child for another reason, please contact the school office who will advise you on the availability of places and the procedures to follow. 


Admissions Policy

Click here to view Hob Hill School's Admissions Policy