Applications for Nursery places should be made directly to the school

Unfortunately we have not been able to run any open mornings this term.  Please see a link to a video for prospective parents with a message from our Headteacher and our house captains.

Welcome to Rosendale – a video for prospective parents

Places in the Nursery are allocated to children who have siblings in the school and then to those who live nearest to the school or who have social and special needs.  Applications are currently only open for children who would be eligible for the September 2021 intake children who will be eligible for the Nursery in 2021 (i.e. those born between the 1st of September 2017 and the 31st of August 2018).  The closing date is 1 April 2021.

Apply here for a nursery place.

Applications for a reception school place are made directly to the Local Authority

Starting Reception

Children enter the main school in September in the school year in which they are five.  Applications for a reception school place are made directly to the Local Authority in which you live.
You can apply online or complete a Common Application Form (CAF).  Completed forms must be returned to your local authority by 15 January.

If there are more applicants than places available, then the LA admissions criteria is used to allocate the places.  Priority is given as follows:

1. Children having a brother or sister already attending the school at the time of admission

2. Where there are important medical or family circumstances

3. Nearness to the school – the distance being the shortest straight line

If the school is unable to offer a child a place, parents and carers have the right to an Appeals Committee. The School Office can provide details of this.

Apply directly to the school for an In Year place

In Year Admission

You need to apply directly to the school for an In Year place.  You need to complete an In Year Admission Form for each child and return it to our Admissions Officer at, Rosendale Primary School, Rosendale Road, SE21 8LR. 

Download a copy of our In Year Admission Form