Welcome to Stoke Hill

Interested in applying for a place at Stoke Hill Federation?
Deciding the right school for your child is a big decision. We want every child at Stoke Hill Federation to be in exactly the very best place for them and their family too, so we encourage you to visit if you can. Please contact us by phone or email to arrange a visit and if you have any questions or queries.
Admission to the Nursery School
The Nursery is a creative and inspirational teacher led Nursery, offering a stimulating indoor and outdoor environment to play and explore.  As an exploratory Nursery, adults prioritise playing alongside the children, supporting them to work collaboratively and communicate their ideas. At our previous inspection the Nursery was recognised as ‘outstanding’ and since then it has been getting better and better!
Nursery sessions are 9am – 12.00pm or 12.00pm – 3.00pm or 9 -3.00pm with a packed lunch at midday which is provided from home or a hot lunch which you can order for £2. Some families may be entitled to a free school meal, please speak to the admin team about this.
All families can access their 15 hours Early Years entitlement and some families may be eligible for 30 hours of funding. Speak to our administrator, Debbie Clyburn for more information and advice 01392 908178.

Please visit the Nursery page on the website for more information and an application form.
Infant School Admissions, including Reception Classes

Applications for schools are managed by Devon County Council.
For applications to the Reception Classes (the first year of school) you are invited to apply online between November and January each year.
Please visit our Welcome to the Infant School website page for more information.
Junior School Admissions, including Year 3 Classes
Applications for school are managed by Devon County Council.
For applications to Year 3 (the first year of Junior School) you are invited to apply online between November and January each year.
Please visit our website page Welcome to the the Junior School for more information.
In-year admissions

For a school place in years 1 to 6, it will be for you to ask for an application form by calling the Education Helpline on 0845 155 1019.

High School / Secondary Applications

For application details for high school and secondary school, please visit Apply for secondary school.

The facility to apply for a secondary school place opens from 1 September until midnight on 31 October. Once the facility closes you will not be able to apply online and your application may be considered ‘late’. Late applications will be considered after timely ones where schools are full. If you miss the deadline, please contact 0345 155 1019 as soon as possible.
Federation Admissions
For further information on all Federation admissions, please refer to our admission policies.