Yew Tree Primary School

Applying for a place at Yew Tree Primary School 


Applications for places at our Nursery are managed by the School and applications for places in Reception are managed by Tameside Council on our behalf.

To read more about our Nursery and Reception please click on the links below:

All About Nursery

All About Reception

Early Years Foundation Stage Brochure


Our Early Years Lead is Miss J Carter


Applying for a Nursery place:

Please complete our Nursery Application Form (click here)  

Please post or email completed form to the school office at

Our Admissions Policy is applied when processing Nursery applications (please see below).

We offer 30 hour Nursery places or a choice of 15 hour AM or PM Nursery places.

We do have an additional January and April intake for Nursery, pupils are eligible to start at Nursery the term after they turn 3 years old, if there are places available. Please note that unfortunately attendance at the Nursery does not guarantee a place in Reception at the School.


Applying for a Reception place:

For Reception admissions we follow the co-ordinated admissions process managed by Tameside Council. You can apply for a place from 1st November (every year), please go to the following link to apply or go to

The School is then notified in April of pupils allocated a place for the following September. Please see our Admissions Policy below.

Please do not hesitate to contact the school office if you have any further questions, telephone 0161 338 3452 or email


Please click here to view the Trust Admissions Policy for Reception to Year 6. If you require further information please contact the school office 

Click on the video below to watch the Virtual Tour video of Yew Tree...

Click on the video below to listen to the welcome message for all our Nursery children from Miss Carter...

Click on the video below to listen to the welcome message for all our Nursery children from Miss Bates...

Click on the video to watch a tour of our Nursery...

Yew Tree Lane, Dukinfield, Tameside SK16 5BJ

0161 338 3452