How to apply for a school place services & information
A four step guide to applying for a school place in Croydon.
Open evenings for secondary schools in Croydon for 2015 admissions
In year admissions to primary and secondary schools
Finding out the approximate distance between your home and the schools you wish to apply for
Including information on school admission appeals, Compulsory school age, waiting lists and late applications, deferred entry to reception, pupils with special educational needs and neighbouring education authorities.
Parents may seek a place for their child outside of their normal age group, for example, if the child is gifted and talented or has experienced problems such as ill health.
If your child is in year 2 in an infant school you will need to apply for a Year 3 place in a junior school