Admission Procedure


admissions

The school will be holding a number of sessions for prospective parents and guardians to visit and tour our school. If you want to attend a session please contact the school office on 020 8689 7681 with the date and time you would like to attend. Sessions usually run in 30 minute blocks.

27th September (9.30am-11.30am)
11th October (9.30am-11.30am)
12th October (4.30pm – 6.00pm)
6th November (9.30am-11.30am)
27th November (4.30pm-6.00pm)
8th December (9.30am-11.30am)

Admission for Reception Classes – School Year 2018 – 2019
(For children born between 1st September 2013 – 31st August 2014)

If you child was born between 1st September 2013 and 31st August 2014 you can apply for a place for your child to start Elmwood Infant School’s Reception class from the school year 2018 – 2019. To apply for a place you must complete a form. This form has to be completed by the parents of the child applying for a reception place. The easiest and most efficient way to apply is to do so online at http://www.croydon.gov.uk/admissions. If you apply online, the outcome of your application can be viewed online.

Completed forms must be returned by Tuesday 15th January 2017

Download letter for all parents of children starting Reception Classes in 2017.

Admission for Nursery Classes – School Year 2018 – 2019
(
For children born between 1st September 2014 – 31st August 2015)

If you child was born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015 you can register for a place at our Nursery. Nursery application forms can be completed at the school office between 9.30am – 2.30pm Monday to Friday.  Before you come to the school to apply please make sure you bring the following: Child’s FULL birth certificate and proof of your home address (Mortgage agreement, council tax letter or tenancy agreement).

Year 2 (Infants) to Year 3 (Junior) Transfer

If your child is currently in Year 2, you must apply by 15th January 2017 for a junior school place.

Key points to remember:
There is no automatic transfer from Elmwood Infant School to Elmwood Junior School (or any other Junior School)
– Carefully read the admissions criteria for the junior school(s) that you wish to apply for,
– Junior schools give priority within their admissions criteria to children who are on the roll of their linked infants school.

You can complete and submit your application ONLINE at www.croydon.gov.uk/admissions

Download letter with further information of transferring from Infant to Junior School