Admission Procedure


admissions

As we are presently unable to invite visitors to view our school, any parents/carers who would like to send their children to our school can watch our virtual tour which is available to view here

Additionally, we are also offering a series of virtual meetings for prospective parents on the following dates:

Thursday 14th October 2021 – at 10am and 6pm.
Wednesday 3rd November 2021 – at 10am and 6pm.
Monday 13th December 2021 – at 10am only

To access these meetings, please complete this form and the school office will send you a link to be able to access the meetings. 


Admission for Reception Classes – School Year 2022 – 2023
(For children born between 1st September 2017 – 31st August 2018)

If you child was born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018 you can apply for a place for your child to start Elmwood Infant School’s Reception class from the school year 2022 – 2023. 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 2022

Admission for Nursery Classes – School Year 2022 – 2023
(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 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, council tax letter or tenancy agreement).

Alternatively you can download the Nursery Application details and forms below:

Letter to parents – Nursery Application 
Nursery Application Information
Nursery Application Form (Microsoft Word)

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 2022 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