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Burman Nursery and Infant School


Burman Nursery & Infant School is a Community School situated in Velsheda Road, Shirley, in the heart of the community with easy links to Birmingham and Solihull.  

The School provides Early Years’ education for children from 3 – 7 years within the Solihull Education Authority.  We currently have capacity for 219 pupils from Nursery to Year 2 inclusive.

Reception & KS1 Admissions

Solihull Metropolitan Council manage the admission process for Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children, including mid-year applications. Parents/Carers should contact the Admissions Team at Solihull Council regarding the school’s admission and appeal process for Reception and KS1 places. For full details about the process and how to apply please go to the SMBC website, http://www.solihull.gov.uk/admissions or  Schools Admissions on 0121 704 6693.

Nursery Admissions

We would welcome applications to our Nursery here at Burman Nursery and Infant School. Our Nursery intake offers 39 morning places each year.  Admissions to Nursery are managed and allocated directly by school (following our admissions criteria). Our Nursery application form can be found on our Website on our Admissions page.

All children of Nursery age in England receive 15 hours a week of free Early Education. This can be extended to 30 hours if parents meet the eligibility criteria. The remaining 15 hours (while your child, if not at Burman Nursery) can be taken at another child care setting of your choice.

Children are admitted to Burman Nursery in the September after they are 3 years old. We admit children at the beginning of the Autumn Term (September). Applications for places are open from the preceding Autumn Term.  Following applications, Nursery place offers are made to parents via email in the January, prior to their start date in September. We continue to welcome applications after offers have been made should places be available, so please feel free to contact us to find out more on 0121 744 1843 or  office@burman.solihull.sch.uk

Burman Nursery and Infant Open Days

Our Nursery and Reception Open Days are held in the Autumn Term, and we publish our Open Day flyer on our Website in the September of each year, which outlines full details of dates and times. We look forward to meeting you.


Solihull council admissions homepage

 Nursery Application Form September 2024

 Little Owls Booking Form September 2024