Admission Procedure


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 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