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School Admissions

All you need to know about admissions into Sutton schools.

Going to a new school is a very important step for your child. We know it can be a stressful time for parents and carers, but we want to make the process of applying for a school place as easy as possible.

Applications are now open. You can watch our tutorial video which explains how to apply for your child's school place, then click on the links below for more information and to make your application.


Please note: Camden Junior School will close on 31 August 2013 and reopen on 1 September as Harris Junior Academy Carshalton. The admissions criteria remains the same and applications can be made in the same way.


Applying for Nursery

Find out how to apply for a nursery place at a Sutton Community school. Each Sutton primary school, with the exception of Stanley Park Infants' School and Bandon Hill Primary Wood Field, has its own nursery.

Applying for Primary School (Reception)

Information on starting primary school in September 2014 for children born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010.

Applying for Junior School

Applying for Junior school September 2014, for children in Year 2 at Infant schools.

Applying for Secondary School (Year 7)

Information on transferring from primary to secondary school in September 2014 for children born between 1 September 2002 and 31 August 2003.

Moving to the area or changing school (known as mid-term or in-year admissions)

Find out about how to apply for places in Sutton schools mid-term. Now including an online mid-term vacancy checker.

Allocation information

Current and previous years Reception, Junior & Transfer to Secondary School (Year 7) allocation information.

Applying to University Technical Colleges and Studio Schools

University Technical Colleges and Studio Schools are opening in some areas to provide technically-oriented courses of study or work skill based learning for 14-19 year olds.

Waiting List Information

How Sutton schools maintain their waiting lists.