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Fairchildes Primary School

An academy for boys and girls aged 3 to 11.

School information:

  • Executive Headteacher: Joanna Hussey
  • Acting Headteachers: Jane Byers & Mark Gyford
  • Admission number: 60
  • Age range: 3 to 11
  • DfE number: 306/2103

Nursery places:

  • 78 full-time and part-time places

Our school has a nursery class for 3-4 year olds. We provide both full- time and part-time provision with wrap-around care which can be accessed from 7.30am to 5:30pm. If you would like to apply for a place for your children in our nursery class please contact the school for further information. 

Parents should be aware that attending the nursery class does not mean your child will automatically transfer to the reception class at this school. You will still need to apply at the appropriate time for a place for your child in a reception class, using the council's common application form, as described in this prospectus.

Enhanced learning (SEN)

Enhanced learning provision is a term that is used to describe specialist provision in a mainstream school for pupils with a significant level of special needs.

Fairchildes Primary School supports pupils with moderate learning difficulties.

Admission to these is through Croydon Council’s special educational needs (SEN) team.


See more information on school admissions.

Download admission information for this school

Download Fairchildes Primary School admission arrangements 2023 to 2024 (DOC, 93KB)

Download Fairchildes Primary School admission arrangements 2024 to 2025 (PDF, 207KB)

Contact Information

Contact phone

Fairchildes Primary School, Fairchildes Avenue
Croydon CR0 0AH
United Kingdom