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Open Mornings being held on:

-Friday 14th October 9.30-11.30am

-Friday 21st October 9.30-11.30am

-Tuesday 8th November 9.30-11.30am

-Monday 14th November 9.30-11.30am

No appointments are needed just turn up on the day.




St. James the Great is a two-form entry Primary and Nursery School, with 479 children on roll.    

Reception September 2023 applications (children born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019)

The application process for this intake group opens on 1st September 2022 and closes on 13th January 2023


National Offer Day is 17th April 2023

To apply for a place at this school, you need to complete a Supplementary Information form which you will find attached below, you can also get a form from the school office.

This must be returned to the school, together with the required supporting documentation before the closing date.   There is also a requirement to complete an on-line application via your home local authority eg Croydon, Lambeth.  If both parts of the process are not completed, your application will not be valid. If you require further information about the admissions process, please contact Miss M Castineira (Admissions Secretary) at the school.

Nursery September 2023 applications 
(Children born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020).

The application process opens on 1st September 2022 and closes on 9th December 2022

Offer Day is on the 3rd  March 2023

You need to complete the Supplementary Information form which you will find attached below, you can also get a form from the school office. Completed forms, together with supporting documentation should be submitted  before the closing date.  Applications received after that date may not be considered unless places remain after decisions have been made in regard to all on-time applications.  The School's Admissions Secretary should be contacted if you require further information about this aspect of the admissions process.

 For in-year applications (for children who should be in Years R,1,2,3,4,5 or 6) please contact Miss M Castineira  (Admissions Secretary) at the school, who will explain the procedure for adding a child's name to the waiting list.  Alternatively, please complete an In Year Admission registration form which is below and return to the school office.  A  hard copy is also available to collect from the school.

Email: Admissions@stjamesthegreat.org 

All applications will be considered using the school's published Admissions Policy which you can find below. 

Supplementary Forms And Admissions Policy: