Apply for Reception places before
15th January 2024
Was your child born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020?
Admissions to Rockmount Primary School are controlled by Croydon Local Authority, with the exception of Nursery.
Please contact Croydon Local Authority if you wish to appeal against any decision made by the authority.
How to apply
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.
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 £19 each or £83 for a full week. We also charge £2 for a school lunch, plus lunchtime supervision for full days which is £7 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:
Where there is over subscription, we use Croydon's admissions criteria, where priority is given to:
During the spring term, we will begin a first round of offers where we will ask that you accept your nursery place by a given date. After that date, if we have remaining places available, a second round of offers will be sent out.
If you have not been contacted by the May half term, this will unfortunately mean that there are no remaining places at this time.
Please note that a place in the Nursery does not guarantee a place in the Reception Class. You must apply for this separately.
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. 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:
Application Deadline: 15th January 2024
National offer day for Reception is 16th April 2024
If you applied online, an email notification will be sent to you that evening.
You can find further information regarding starting in Reception here.
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 where you can find a step by step guide on how to apply.
Families of children entering the school mid-year will be asked to meet with the Headteacher for an induction interview. The Headteacher 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.