Admission Procedure


Arrangements for 2018-2019

Details on how to apply for a place for your child to our nursery or reception classes for the school year 2018-19 will be published here as soon as the details are confirmed.


This information below is for reference only. 

Admission for Reception Classes – School Year 2017 – 2018
(For children born between 1st September 2012 – 31st August 2013)

If you child was born between 1st September 2012 and 31st August 2013 you can apply for a place for your child to start Elmwood Infant School’s Reception class from the school year 2017 – 2018. 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 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 2017 – 2018
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 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

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