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Applying for Reception
Due to COVID-19 we are unable to provide in-person tours of the school for prospective parents this autumn. We will be holding online tours via Google Meet after half term.
Dates and times of online meetings (held via Google Meet):
Monday 9th November 9.30-10.10am
Tuesday 17th November 6.00-6.40pm
Thursday 19th November 1.30-2.10pm
Wednesday 25th November 1.30-2.10pm
Friday 27th November 9.30-10.10am
Thursday 3rd November 9.30-10.10am
You can register for one of the meetings here. Please note that there are a limited amount of places in each meeting and the form will be updated once a session is full. You will then be contacted nearer the time with a code for the meeting.
For more information about the school day and what to expect in reception, you can download the Reception September 2021 handbook at the bottom of the page.
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APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO RECEPTION IN SEPTEMBER 2021
Children born between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017 are eligible to start primary school in September 2021. The deadline for applications is 15th January 2021.
Children start school in the September of the school year in which they will become 5 years old, which means most children are 4 years old when they start school.
You can find admissions arrangements for the academic year September 2021/July 2022 here. All applications for a school place must be made via your home council. You can find more details about applying for a school in Kingston Borough here.
The last 3 years data of admission information (including catchment areas) for community schools can be found here.
School tours for new parents will take place in the Autumn term - dates above.
It is important very that you read the Admission to Kingston’s Primary Schools 2021 booklet before you complete the online application form. Applications should be made online through www.eadmissions.org.uk.
In 2021 Alexandra 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.
1st September Online applications are open via www.eadmissions.org.uk.
15th January Closing date for all applications
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.
30th April Date by which parents must ACCEPT or DECLINE the offer.
TBC May Further offers made from this date subject to places available.
Accepting a Reception place
On the evening of 16th April 2021, 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.
Applications received after the closing date will only be considered after all applications received by the closing date.