Childcare Provision

The Childcare We Offer

Rosendale Children’s Centre offers high quality, affordable childcare for children from the age of 6 months up to 4 years 11 months. Our Admissions Policy tells you more about the type of childcare we offer and how we allocate places.


Our childcare was last inspected in November 2019. To read our Ofsted report please visit or use the link.

Latest Ofsted Report

Fee Information

Our Fee Policy outlines how much our fees are as well as how and when they are paid.

Fee Policy 2022 - 2023

How to Apply

To join our waiting list, please complete an application form and return it by email to, or by post to Childcare Manager, Rosendale Primary School & Children’s Centre, Rosendale Road, SE21 8LR. We will email you to confirm receipt of your application.

Download our Childcare Application Form

(please either ‘save as’ to edit electronically or print to complete by hand)

Please note:

To apply for a Free Early Learning place for a 2 year old you must have been approved for funding by Lambeth and issued with an Eligibility Reference Number.

To apply for an Extended Free Early Learning place for a 3 or 4 year old you must have been approved for funding by HMRC and issued with a Department of Education Reference Number (DERN code).

Applications without the necessary reference numbers will be considered incomplete and will not be added to the waiting list.

For more information on Free Early Learning please visit

What Happens Next

The children’s centre will send you an email to confirm receipt of your application and the date it has been placed on the waiting list. If you do not receive this email within a week of submitting your application, we may have not received your application, so please contact us on 0208 761 7411.

Application reviews are completed regularly and by email. It is your responsibility to keep your email address up to date. Failure to do this may result in your removal from the waiting list.

The children’s centre will contact you when a childcare place becomes available that suits your requirements. At this stage you will be invited to view the children’s centre childcare.

Admissions Policy


Title Date  
Nursery Fee Policy 2023 - 2024 17th Jul 2023 Download