Admissions

admissions

Parents of pupils who want to start our reception classes from September 2023 are invited to visit the school. We are having visits on the following dates and times, no booking required.

Thursday 13th October       9:30am and at 5pm
Thursday 10th November   9:30am and at 5pm
Thursday 8th December      9:30pm and at 5pm

The text below is posted as information only. Arrangements for entry for the school year 2023-2024 will be posted when it’s been confirmed to us, usually by October. 


Admission for Reception Classes – School Year 2023 – 2024
(For children born between 1st September 2018 – 31st August 2019)

If you child was born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019 you can apply for a place for your child to start Elmwood Infant School’s Reception class from the school year 2023 – 2024. To apply for a place you must complete a form. This form must 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 2023

Admission for Nursery Classes – School Year 2023 – 2024
(For children born between 1st September 2019 – 31st August 2020)

If you child was born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 you can register for a place at our Nursery. 

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, an up-to-date council tax letter or tenancy agreement).

Click to download Nursery Application Form 

Once completed you will need to return these to the school office, with the documents listed above.

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

If your child is currently in Year 2, you must apply by 15th January 2023 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. Our linked school is Elmwood Junior School. 

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

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