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St James the Great is a two-form entry RC Primary and Nursery School for children aged 3-11 years old.  There are currently 479 children on roll.  

PLEASE NOTE: Nursery and Reception applications for September 2023 are now closed.  
Applications for September 2024 will open later in the year. 

Parents applying for Nursery and Reception places must complete the relevant supplementary form which can be found at the bottom of this page.  Copies are also available at the school office.  

This form must be returned to the school, together with the required supporting documentation before the closing date.   There is also a requirement to complete an online application via your home local authority e.g. Croydon, Lambeth etc.  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 Mrs Kiedrowska at the School Office. 

All applications will be considered using the school's published Admissions Policy which can be found below. 


For in-year applications please contact the school office who will explain the procedure for adding your child's name to the waiting list.  Alternatively, please complete the In-Year Admission Registration Form below and return to the school.  Hard copies are also available at the School Office.

For any queries regarding Admissions, please email Admissions@stjamesthegreat.org