Fulfen Primary School

Admissions for 2023-24

Parents who are interested in sending their children to Fulfen Primary School are encouraged to visit and see our school for themselves. Please contact the office to express your interest in a school place and to make an appointment. 


Reception Admissions

We have 60 places split between two Reception classes.  Each class has one full-time teacher and teaching assistant.

Pupils are admitted into the Reception class in the September after their fourth birthday.  Staffordshire Local Authority is responsible for the allocation of places for Reception classes and parents make their applications directly to the Local Authority.

Applications Open: 1st November 2022
Applications Close: 15th January 2023
Offer day: 18th April 2023

Click here to apply via Staffordshire County Council

We encourage you to book a place on one of our small group tours led by Miss Davies, our head teacher:

Tuesday 30th November 2022 9:30am and 11:00am

Thursday 2nd December2022 9:30am and 11:00am

by appointment only

Further information about Reception can be found here.

Pre-School Admissions

We have a teacher-led Pre-School setting at Fulfen offering 48 morning places in our 'Pre-school Explorers' provision and 32 afternoon places in our dynamic and enriching 'Little Discoverers Wraparound' (for children who attend morning Pre-School classes and require extra wrap-around provision). 

We offer up to 30 hours of free childcare. 

Apply directly to Fulfen Primary School.

Applications open: September 2022

Places will be allocated at the end of March 2023.  After this date, applications will be considered on a first come, first served basis, subject to availability.

Applications for Nursery places for 2023-24 are made directly to the school and will be processed and co-ordinated by Fulfen Primary School. Please email nursery@fulfen.staffs.sch.uk for further information.

If the number of applications exceeds the total number of places, the following criteria will apply:

  1. Siblings of children currently in school, a LAC or SEN 
  2. Children requesting 5 afternoon session per week in Little Discoverers
  3. Children requesting between 1-4 afternoon sessions in Little Discoverers
  4. Distance from home to school

We also offer afternoon wrap-around and lunch provision for children who attend the morning sessions.  To find out more, please see our "Information about Pre School and Wraparound Provsion booklet".

If you require further information about Pre-School or Wrap-Around, please contact the school office on nursery@fulfen.staffs.sch.uk or 01543 226070.


Contact us at Fulfen Primary School

Main Contact: Mrs S Steele
Rugeley Road