School Tours

Information on school visits will be published from September 2024. 

Admission for Reception Classes – School Year 2024 – 2025
(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 apply for a place for your child to start Elmwood Infant School’s Reception class from the school year 2024 – 2025. To apply for a place, visit We admit 120 pupils into our reception classes. 

Completed forms must be returned by Tuesday 15th January 2024

Admission for Nursery Classes – School Year 2024 – 2025
(For children born between 1st September 2020 – 31st August 2021)

If your child was born between 1st September 2020 and 31st August 2021 you can register for a place at our Nursery. 

Please ensure 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 2024 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

In-Year Admissions
If you wish to move your child to our school, or apply for a space which is outside the normal starting time of September, then you must apply online via the Croydon Council website at

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