Nursery Admissions ​

At Blackwood Primary School, we offer places in our Nursery setting for children over 3 years old. They will be able to start with us, the first term after their 3rd birthday. ​

To apply for a place please follow the link below to the Caerphilly County Borough Council School Admissions page:

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Reception Admissions

​Children begin primary school at the start of the school year in which their fifth birthday falls (i.e. 1 September to 31 August inclusive).

You must apply for their place, even if they already attend Nursery here at Blackwood Primary. ​

Admission to Reception September 2023

Applications are now open for you to apply for a place in one of our Reception classes for 2023. Please visit the CCBC Website -

Please note the closing date for applying is 16th December 2022.

If you require support with the application process, please contact the school office on 01495 224111 or the School Admissions team on 01443 864870

Year 6 Admission to Comprehensive

Year 6 pupils must apply for their place at comprehensive school.

This usually takes place in the Autumn Term. A link will be posted here when applications are open. ​

Transferring to Blackwood Primary School ​

If you would like to transfer you child to our school, you will need to complete an application for a school place following the same link as above. ​

If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the school either via telephone on 01495 224111 or via email to

Starting School A guide to policy and admission arrangements 2021-22