Welcome to Catshill First School and Nursery. As we are currently unable to offer Open Days to view the school, please find below information regarding our Reception intake and admissions.

Reception September 2022 Intake Information

A warm welcome to you from our Reception team.

We are a 60 place Reception unit which has 2 classes of 30 children. Each class has its’ own classroom with a shared creative space as well as a garden and ‘Imagination Station’ – this is our third classroom where large construction, role play, music and many more activities happen. The Reception classes also have a playground they use, particularly at break and lunch times.

September 2022 Reception Intake – Information 

Click here to watch a video showing Reception in action.

Click here to see our Reception classroom environment

Frequently Asked Questions – Parents


Click on the links to watch story time with the Reception teachers and teaching assistants:

Monkey Puzzle – read by Mrs Westby (RWJ Teacher)

A Squash and a Squeeze – read by Mrs Yarranton (RTY Teacher)

The Tiger Who Came to Tea – read by Mrs McCandlish (RTY Teaching Assistant)

Little Red Riding Hood – read by Mrs Warren (Reception Teaching Assistant)


Future Reception Admissions – 2023/2024

Children are admitted to Reception in the September following their 4th birthday.

Worcestershire County Council is responsible for allocating places at Catshill First School and Nursery.

More information about making an application can be found on Worcestershire County Council’s website here: https://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/schooladmissions

ALL parents must make an application with Worcestershire County Council even if your child lives within the catchment area or your child attends our Nursery.