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Alexandra Primary School

Applying for Reception

Updated 31.10.23

Tours of Alexandra will be taking place on the following dates:

Wednesday 8th November FULL
Monday 13th November FULL
Wednesday 15th November FULL
Tuesday 21st November FULL
Monday 27th November FULL
Tuesday 5th December FULL
Please note that places are limited, and dates will be removed when they are full. 
On the day, Year 5 children will take small groups of families around the school, followed by a talk in the hall from the Headteacher and EYFS lead.
Please sign up for a tour here.
Our latest Ofsted report can be found here.

You can find out more information about the school day and what to expect in reception in our Reception handbook.

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Children born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 are eligible to start primary school in September 2024. The deadline for applications is 15th January 2024.

All information about applying for a school can be found on the Achieving for Children website.

Admission arrangements for 2024

Allocation of Kingston Community Primary school places for the last 3 years

Apply for a Primary school place

Primary school admissions brochure

Applications should be made online through eAdmissions. 

In 2024, Alexandra Primary School will be admitting 2 classes of Reception children (60 children total).

All parents of children currently attending Alexandra nursery must submit an application as the children do not automatically transfer to our Reception classes. 

Key Dates


Friday1st September    Online applications are open via eAdmissions.


Sunday 15th January      Closing date for all applications

Tuesday 16th April          Online applications will be sent an email during the evening informing                                                   them of the result of their application. Letters are posted first class for paper                                           applications.

Tuesday 30 April             Date by which parents must ACCEPT or DECLINE the offer.

June 2024                        Further offers made from this date subject to places available.

Accepting a Reception place

On the evening of 16th April 2024, you will be sent an email advising you of the result of your application. After you receive this email, you will be able to log on and view your application result online, and accept or decline your offer of a school place online.

If you have applied online and you have not been offered your first preference school, you will also receive a letter with detailed information about the result of your application and what to do next.

Late Applications

Applications received after the closing date will only be considered after all applications received by the closing date.