PARENTS and carers of children approaching nursery school age in September 2018 have until Friday, October 6 to submit applications for establishments within Torfaen.

The council’s policy is to admit children at nursery schools and units from the term starting after their third birthday, with autumn term running between September 1 and December 31, spring between January 1 and March 31 and finally summer between April 1 and August 31.

Full details are in the Parents/Carers Information Booklet or by contacting admissions manager Kath Worwood on 01495 766915.

This only applies to Torfaen and other authorities will have different deadlines.