Admissions

All School Admissions are handled by the Admissions Officer at the Education Department in Conwy County Borough Council.  Contact 01492 575592.  Further details are also available on the CCBC website.

Ysgol Craig y Don has a predefined catchment area.

Craig y Don Catchment area (view / download)

New Nursery Intake

Children start school on a part-time basis in the Nursery class in the September following their 3rd birthday and will attend full time school in the Reception class in the September following their 4th birthday.

Forms are available from the School Office at the beginning of November for the following Academic Year and must be returned before 18th December to ensure that your child is considered for a place in the school.

Following a formal offer of a place in Ysgol Craig y Don, parents will be invited along to a Parents Evening in the July before their child/ren start school in the Nursery Class in the September.

At this meeting, they will be advised whether their child has been allocated a morning or afternoon session and given the dates of the staggered entry during their child’s first two weeks in school.

Parents and their child/ren will also be invited to the Nursery New Intake Teddy Bear’s picnic which will take place in the week following the Parents evening mentioned above.

Reception Class

Please note that acceptance to the Nursery class will not guarantee admission to the Reception class; parents need to apply formally for a place in the Reception Class (full time).  Forms will automatically be given to those children already attending our Nursery Class.  Forms for new children wishing to start Reception Class in September will be available from the School Office from the end of October prior to the children starting Reception the following September.

New Children starting at School (not Nursery Intake)

  • In the first instance, parents should contact the Admissions Officer at the Education Department in Conwy County Borough Council – contact details can be found above.
  • Parents and children will be invited to School to meet the Headteacher and/or Deputy and to be shown around the school
  • If your child is offered a place at Ysgol Craig y Don, you will be given a number of forms to complete including –

PLASC Pupil Data Collection form (includes Parent/Guardian contact details)

Home School Agreement

School Visits Permission Form

Photograph Permission Form

School Free Milk Form (Infants only)

Please ensure these forms are received by the school before your child starts school or bring them along on their first day at school.

Free School Meal Application forms are also available from reception if you feel your child is eligible.  Alternatively, the form can be found below.

Application for Free School Meals form

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