Admissions Policy Priorities 600 hours

In Early Years Centre’s offering 600 hours of funded early learning and childcare the priority criteria indicated below will apply:

PRIORITY 1 “Children in need” (Identified by Social Work, Psychological Services, and Health Visitors etc.). A Priority One placement must be initiated by a Request for Assistance Form and where appropriate a Well-being Assessment.
PRIORITY 2 Children who are deferring entry to Primary School.
PRIORITY 3 Children in their pre-school year who reside in South Ayrshire.
PRIORITY 4 Children in their pre-school year who reside out with South Ayrshire but within the catchment area of a South Ayrshire primary school applying to a local authority Early Years Centre.
PRIORITY 5 Ante pre-school children who reside in South Ayrshire whose siblings will be accessing early learning and childcare within the same Centre.
PRIORITY 6 Ante pre-school children who reside in South Ayrshire.
PRIORITY 7 Ante pre-school children who reside out with South Ayrshire but within the catchment area of a South Ayrshire Primary school applying to a local authority Early Years Centre.
PRIORITY 8 Children in their pre-school year who reside out with the boundary of South Ayrshire applying to a local authority Early Years Centre.
PRIORITY 9 Children in their ante pre-school year who reside out with the boundary of South Ayrshire applying to a local authority Early Years Centre.