Admissions

ADMISSIONS FOR RECEPTION 

SEPTEMBER 2021 ENTRY

(for children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017)

Open session tours were held in the Autumn term and we would like to thank all who attended.

Any family wishing to apply for a place at Goldfinch Primary must complete the Common Application Form (CAF) from your Local Authority. The deadline to submit this form was 15 January 2021.

Late applications may still be submitted. Please refer to our Admissions Policy for information about the process. 

The London Borough of Wandsworth’s Admissions page is linked HERE

 

KEY DATES

Please note the following key dates in the application process for Reception 2021 entry:

September 2020: Prospectus and admissions information available from the school and the website and applications begin

Friday 15 January 2021: Deadline for submission of the Common Application Form (CAF) to your home Local Authority

Friday 16 April 2021: National Offer Day. Local Authorities will notify families of the offer of a school place.

Monday 19 April 2021: Goldfinch Primary will write directly to applicants who have a) been offered a place at the school or b) have not been offered a place and have not been offered a school of a higher preference on their Common Application Form.

Friday 30 April 2021: Deadline for return of acceptances to Goldfinch Primary and the Local Authority

Friday 30 April 2021: Waiting list information available to families upon request. Appeal packs available for those who wish to consider appealing the decision not to offer a school place.

Friday 30 April 2021: Second round offers made for any places not accepted in the first round of offers

Friday 4 June 2021: Deadline for submission of appeal forms

w/b 5 July 2021*: Appeals heard

*exact dates to be confirmed

You will receive notification of the date and time of your appeal hearing at least 14 calendar days before your appeal hearing. Any additional evidence you wish the panel to consider must be submitted at least 10 calendar days before your appeal hearing. The clerk will send the appeal papers to you and the panel at least 7 calendar days before your appeal hearing. You will receive written notification of the outcome of your appeal within 7 calendar days of your appeal hearing, wherever possible.

For any questions, please contact the school office HERE

The Admissions Policy for 2021 entry and Early Years Brochure are available using the links below:

Admissions Policy for 2021 Entry

Early Years Brochure

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ADMISSIONS FOR 2022 ENTRY

The final admissions policy for September 2022 entry has been published and is available below.

Further details regarding applications for September 2022 entry will be published in the summer.

For any questions, please contact the school office HERE

Admissions Policy for 2022 Entry


ADMISSIONS FOR NURSERY

We offer a range of part-time and full-time places in our nursery and families can also access our After-School Club facility. 

Applications for the nursery are available at the school office. Families are encouraged to submit applications by Friday 15 January 2021

For more information, please see the Early Years Brochure linked below:  

Early Years Brochure


IN-YEAR ADMISSIONS 

APPLICATIONS FOR CURRENT RECEPTION - YEAR 6 


To apply for an In-Year place for the 2020-21 Academic Year for Reception to Year 6, you need to complete the Wandsworth In-Year Common Application Form available HERE. Please see the Admissions Policy linked below for more information on In-Year Admissions.

Applications made in previous academic years do not carry forward into the 2020-21 academic year. If you have applied previously and not yet been offered a place, you will need to submit a new In-Year application form. For any questions, please contact the school office HERE.

This form is NOT for Reception applications for 2021 entry. For Reception for 2021 entry, please see the relevant admissions section above.

Admissions Policy for 2020-21

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