Permanent Age Range Change at Crigglestone Nursery School


Wakefield Council and Crigglestone Nursery School are working in partnership to make the   current age range change at the setting a permanent change in order to meet the demand            for 2 year old places in the area and support Wakefield Council's statutory duty to ensure availability of sufficient free entitlement places for 2 year olds. 

Statutory Process Timeline:

Date: 6 February 2020 – 2 March 2020  Stage: ​Statutory Consultation Period

Date: Approximately 3 March – 19 March 2020 Stage: ​DDN Approval Process

Date: ​Approximately 20 March – 17 April 2020 Stage: ​Statutory Notice published in Wakefield Express, in Council buildings and in the entrance of the Nursery school

Date: Approximately 20 April 2020 Stage: Implementation (subject to representations)

Notice is given in accordance The School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013 that Wakefield Council intends to make a prescribed alteration to Crigglestone Nursery School, High Street, Crigglestone, Wakefield WF4 3EB from 20 April 2020.

The current age range of the school is 2 to 5 year olds and the proposal will make this change a permanent one to enable the school to continue to provide places for 2 year olds. Within twenty five days from the date of publication of this proposal, any person may object to or make comments on the proposal by completing the online questionnaire following the link below:

Please note that this survey will OPEN at 9am on Thursday 6th February 2020 and CLOSE at 9am  on Monday 2nd March 2020. Therefore, the closing date for receipt of any comments to be taken into consideration is 9am on Monday 2nd March 2020.

If you require any further information please contact Schools Organisation Team on                 01924 306845 or email

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Schools Organisation Team

Room 41, County Hall
Bond Street

01924 307983 

Consultation Letter Crigglestone Nursery School