Applications for Nursery places should be made directly to the school

Rosendale Nursery

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 for the September 2022 intake are now closed.   Please only apply for a nursery place if your child was born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019.  Your child must be 3 years old on 1st September 2022.

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. Looked after children (LAC)

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

3. Where there are important medical, social or family circumstances

4. Children of staff at the school

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

A copy of our admissions policy can be found on our school policies page.

Reception 2022 Offers Information

If the school is unable to offer a child a place, families have the right to an appeal.  More information is available in the Admissions and Appeals Timetable.

Apply directly to the school for an In Year place

Admissions for 2023 Entry

The admissions policy for September 2023 entry has been published and is available to download below.

Further details regarding applications for September 2023 entry will be published in the summer.

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