school_photo2St. James the Great is a two-form entry Primary and Nursery School, with approximately 472 children on roll.    

Reception September 2019 applications (children born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015) 

The application process for this intake group opens on 1 September 2018 and closes on 15 January 2019.  To apply for a place at this school, you should complete the Supplementary Information form which may be downloaded here.  This must be returned to the school, together with the required supporting documentation on or before the closing date.   There is also a requirement to complete an on-line application via your home local authority eg Croydon, Lambeth.  If both parts of the process are not completed, your application will not be valid.  If you require further information about the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Secretary at the school.

Nursery applications  

Children born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 are eligible for admission to Nursery in September 2019.  The application process opens on 1 September and closes on 21 December 2018.  The Supplementary Information form may be  downloaded here .  Completed forms, together with supporting documentation should be submitted on or before the closing date.  Applications received after that date may not be considered unless places remain after decisions have been made in regard to all on-time applications.  The School's Admissions Secretary should be contacted if you require further information about this aspect of the admissions process.


For in-year applications (for children who should be in Years R,1,2,3,4,5 or 6) please contact the Admissions Secretary at the school, who will explain the procedure for adding a child's name to the waiting list. 

All applications will be considered using the school's published Admissions Policy which may be accessed via the appropriate section of this website

Open Days 2018

Tuesday 25th September, Wednesday 3rd October and Thursday 11th October between 9.10 and 10.15 am.

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