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Applying for a school place at Penwortham

Our open days for Nursery and Reception 2020 will be on Wednesday 9th October at 2pm and Tuesday 12th November at 9.15am.
If you wish to visit the school at another time, please call the school office to book in a visit.


Apply for Reception places by 15th January 2020

Reception Admissions

We hope you can attend our open days in the autumn term where you will have a tour of the school and a talk by senior leaders. The local authority's guide, Choose a Wandsworth Primary School, gives information about our admissions and priority area.

Everyone must apply online for a Reception place by 15th January 2020 at or by following the link on the Wandsworth website

Please note that children with a place in our Nursery do not automatically have a place for Reception and must apply in the same way.

Apply for Nursery places by 8th February 2020

Nursery Admissions

Please come along to our open days in the autumn term to see our Nursery provision. We have recently made changes to our Nursery Admissions which can be found in our admissions policy.

To apply for a Nursery place, please request an application form from our school office, or download here. The deadline for applications for a September 2019 start is 8th February 2020. Please bring along proof of address and a passport/birth certificate when giving in your application.

You can download a copy of Choosing Early Education in Wandsworth to support you with any queries, an updated version of which will be produced soon.

Years 1 to 6  FROM 1st SEPTEMBER 2020

Parents/carers who wish to apply for a place in Penwortham for Years 1 to 6, will need to complete the admissions application form obtainable from their local authority.  

 For more information from Wandsworth, please click here.

 Penwortham’s local authority is Wandsworth and the majority of our pupils live within the Wandsworth Borough. The application will need to be returned to the local authority and they will send you a notification of whether or not a place can be offered. 

 If you are resident in Wandsworth, you can obtain a form and further information by contacting Pupil Services Section on 0208-871-7316 or by email:

 Their postal address is:

Pupil Services Section,
Children’s Services Department,
Town Hall Extension,
Wandsworth Town Hall,
Wandsworth High Street,
London SW18 2PU.


If you are wishing to transfer your child to our school, we advise that you contact us in the first instance to make your initial enquiries so we can assist you with the process.


Starting School in Wandsworth

Parents must apply for a place in any state school in any Borough through their home council. Wandsworth Council provides a full-time place in a primary school Reception Class in the September of the school year in which their children reach their 5th birthday.


It is important to collect as much information as possible about the schools you want to apply for and the admission procedures.


We hope that the information we have provided above has been useful. Should you have any further enquiries regarding applying for a school place for your child, please do not hesitate to contact our school office on 0208-769-3949 and our office staff will endeavour to assist you.