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Rockmount Primary School

All Can Achieve

Admissions

Was your child born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015? 

Admissions to Rockmount Primary School are controlled by Croydon Local Authority, with the exception of Nursery.

 

For help and advice, contact Schools Admissions, Children Schools and Families, Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon, CR0 1EA.
school.admissions@croydon.gov.uk or telephone 0208 726 6400

 

If you would like to visit Rockmount, we hold regular tours during the autumn term. Please contact the school office on 0208 653 2619 to book a place.
 

How to apply

 

Nursery

Applications must be made directly to the school. Forms may be obtained from the office or the link above. If a place is not immediately available you have the option to place your child's name on the waiting list.

 

We offer:


Morning sessions 8.30am-11.30am

Afternoon sessions 12.15pm-3.15pm

Full days 8.30am-3.15pm


All children are entitled to five sessions a week. (15 hours) You may choose to pay for additional sessions at £18 each or £80 for a full week. We also charge for lunchtime supervision for full days which is £6 a lunchtime. (Please note that the full fee is payable during periods of sickness, family holidays and any other absences. We do not charge for Inset Days or Bank Holidays.)

 

You may be entitled to 30 hours child care free of charge. To find out more, please visit:
https://www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/free-childcare-and-education-for-2-to-4-year-olds

 

Where there is over subscription priority is given to:

 

  1. Looked After Children (i.e. children in public care)
  2. Siblings: Children with a brother or sister who will be in attendance at the school at the time of enrolment of the new pupil.
  3. Medical: Children with serious medical reasons needing to attend Rockmount in particular (the application must be supported by a letter from a professional such as a doctor or a social worker)
  4. Distance: Priority will be given to children living nearest to the school as measured in a straight line

 

Application Deadline: 15th January 2019

 

Please note that a place in the Nursery does not guarantee a place in the Reception Class. You must apply for this separately.

 

Reception

If you live in the borough you must apply on the Croydon Common Application Form (CAF). Applications can be made online at www.eadmissions.org.uk or by using the paper application form. If you live in a different borough, you will need to apply on your own borough's form.


Where there is over subscription priority is given to:

 

  1. Looked After Children (i.e. children in public care)
  2. Siblings: Children with a brother or sister who will be in attendance at the school at the time of enrolment of the new pupil.
  3. Medical: Children with serious medical reasons needing to attend Rockmount in particular (the application must be supported by a letter from a professional such as a doctor or a social worker)
  4. Distance: Priority will be given to children living nearest to the school as measured in a straight line

 

Application Deadline: 15th January 2019

National offer day for Reception is 16th April 2019.
If you applied online, an email notification will be sent to you that evening.


Mid-year Admissions (all year groups)

Applications for places in Reception and Years 1-6 once the school year has started, should be made to the school admissions team at Croydon Local Authority on an In-year Common Application Form (ICAF) which can be accessed below.

 

Families of children entering the school mid-year will be asked to meet with the Head Teacher for an induction interview. The Head Teacher will ask for all relevant details concerning your child's health, welfare and previous attainment. The parent/carer will be given the opportunity to ask questions and have a tour of the school.

Secondary School Applications 2019

Applications should be made via Croydon Local Authority. Further guidance can be found at www.croydon.gov.uk/admissions

 

Application Deadline: 31st October 2018

National offer day for Year 7 is 1st March 2019

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