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Dunstable Icknield Lower School

Dunstable Icknield Lower School


Reception to Year 4

Parents interested in applying to Dunstable Icknield Lower School for admission of their children can arrange a visit to the school by contacting the School Office. The admissions Policy for our school is dictated by Central Bedfordshire Council and can be downloaded using the link at the bottom of the page. General information on how to apply for a school place at Dunstable Icknield Lower School can be found on the Central Bedfordshire council website or by clicking here

Nursery admissions

Your child’s name should be registered for the Nursery when they are 2 years old, you can do this by filling in the below application form and emailing it to This must be done by the parent/carer of the child and not by a third party. 

Children enter the Nursery class the September after their 3rd birthday. We hold two nursery sessions a day, 5 days a week 8.45am-11.45am or 12.15pm-3.15pm. Nursery children are given a morning or an afternoon place and are generally expected to attend 5 days a week. Sessions are not interchangeable.  

We currently offer 15 hours which is funded through the government nursery funding scheme, you will not be charged for these. We do not offer extra chargeable sessions.

If you decide to accept a place at Dunstable Icknield, we invite you and your child to spend an afternoon in the Nursery in the term before they join us. We also visit all new children at home to establish and forge excellent home/school partnerships.