Make an enquiry

Please complete the form below and a member of the Admissions team will contact you to discuss your enquiry. Alternatively, you can contact the Admissions team directly on 01353 660707.

Please note that enquiries for all Year groups in Acremont can be made all year round, although visits during term-time are subject to availability.


To register for Acremont (ages 4-7), please complete and return our Registration Form along with the appropriate registration fee.

To register for Nursery (ages 2-4), please complete and return our Registration Form along with the appropriate registration fee.


Assessment Visits

For entry into Nursery 1 and Nursery 2:

Registered children are invited for an assessment visit in the form of a ‘Taster Session’.


For entry into Reception, Year 1 and Year 2:

Registered children are invited for an Assessment Visit, where a teacher will observe knowledge and understanding within a classroom setting.

The children will spend time in their current year group environment with their peers, and either the Deputy Head of KEA or Deputy Head of EYFS who will assess and observe in age-appropriate ways, using practical activities, conversation and play-based activities.

To book your child in for an Assessment Visit, please contact the Admissions team.


Offer of a place

Offers for Nursery 1 and Nursery 2 will be subject to a successful Taster Session and session availability.

Offers for Reception to Year 2 are subject to a successful Trial Day. Offers are made soon after the Trial Day and are confirmed in writing. The offer letter will explain our required timescales for accepting the offer.

Acceptance of a place

Parents are required to sign an Acceptance Form, which includes confirmation that they have read and accepted the school’s Terms and Conditions, and to pay the required acceptance deposit. The Terms and Conditions can be found within the Policies section of this website.


Prior to your child’s first day, they will be invited to spend some time with the class they will be joining. The main Induction Day for Reception to Year 2 children starting each September is in mid-June each year.  Induction into Nursery will take the form of three bespoke ‘settle’ session of increasing length which are tailored to the needs of your child.

Information evenings

As pupils progress from Nursery to Reception, an information evening is held towards the end of the Summer Term prior to September entry to introduce parents to the Reception team and deliver information about life at Acremont.

Acremont FAQs

How do I apply for a place for my child at Acremont?
To apply for a place, download a Registration Form and submit it to Admissions along with the registration fee.
What is the youngest age my child can attend Nursery?
We take children into Nursery in the September following their 2nd birthday. Should you wish your child to join Nursery as they turn 2 yrs old, please discuss this with Admissions. Registration can take place prior to birth. Settling-in sessions are arranged before the planned start date.
Is the Nursery open all year? 
Contracts for Nursery are either term time only  (34 weeks per year) or full year places (47 weeks per year).
Are nappies included within the Nursery fee? 
Nappies are not provided in Nursery, however, wipes, whole milk and nappy cream are included. Sun lotion should also be provided by parents.
Can I claim the Government funded 15 or 30 hours free childcare for my three year old?
The Nursery does not offer Government funded places. We do, however, accept school vouchers, please contact admissions to check which schemes we accept.
We are moving to England from overseas and my child has limited English. Can they still attend Acremont?
We do not have specific ESOL provision available in King’s Ely Acremont but we welcome children from all countries and backgrounds and have had many children learn or improve their English just by being immersed in it during their days with us.
How soon can we start the Admissions process for Reception? 
Entry into Reception is in the September prior to a child’s fifth birthday. Visits and Registration can take place at any time. Trial Days are offered prior to September entry. This will be followed by a formal written offer.
Can my child start at Acremont mid-year?
Should you require a mid-term or mid-year start in a particular Year group, please contact Admissions to enquire about availability. Admission to Nursery is age-dependent and can happen at any time during the year subject to availability.
How do I secure a place for my child to start at Acremont?
A deposit is payable to secure your child’s place at Acremont. This is submitted to Admissions, along with the acceptance form.
Do children wear a uniform at Acremont?
Uniform is worn in Nursery and all subsequent Year groups. Please see the uniform list for each Year group.
Is there a second hand uniform shop?
Yes. Details will be sent to you during the admissions process.
What is your provision for wraparound care, i.e. early and late stays?
Acremont opens at 08:00 for breakfast club and closes at 18:00. There is no wraparound care in Nursery as the sessions offered are from 08.00-18.00 (Fees and charges)