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Admissions - Reception

NEWS (26.3.20): Reception Year Admissions for September 2020

Update from Wandsworth Borough Council (WBC): The process for Reception Admissions applications and offers for 2020 is on-track following the schedule circulated earlier this year. It is currently planned that offers will be made on national offer day (16 April) as scheduled. Post offer day, WBC will of course continue liaise with schools about any changes, waiting lists and subsequent offers. Communication with parents with parents will largely be by email rather than standard post.

Admission to Reception Class is in the September of each year. 
Children have to be 4 years old by 31st August to be considered for entry.

We're very happy to show prospective pupils and their parents/carers around our school.
Please contact the School Office to arrange your visit:

Email: swaffield@swaffield.wandsworth.sch.uk 

Calling: 020 8874 2825.

Reception places for September 2020

If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016, you
can apply for a primary school reception year place for September 2020.

Applications should be made via Wandsworth Council.
The deadline was Wednesday 15th January 2020. 

Admissions Criteria

Wandsworth Council sets the admissions criteria for Reception; please read the 'Choose A Wandsworth Primary School' booklet for full information about the admissions process and admission arrangements for Wandsworth Primary Schools for September 2020.

How to Apply for a Reception Place

All applications for places in Reception upwards are processed through Wandsworth Pupil Services: www.wandsworth.gov.uk/admissions

The deadline for your application form for a Reception place for September 2020 and any supplementary forms to be received by Wandsworth Council was 15th January 2020.

If you live outside of Wandsworth, you should apply through your home borough. 
You should contact Wandsworth School Admissions with any queries in relation to applying for a Reception place:

Email: admissions@wandsworth.gov.uk
Tel: 020 8871 7316

When Will You Hear about Reception Places?

Wandsworth Council will post the outcomes of applications for Reception places on 16th April 2020.


What is Swaffield School Like?

Visit our Welcome page to see our school video and get a taste of our wonderful school.

Swaffield is a very happy school which is focused on pupils’ learning. 
Parents are highly positive about the school and its work. 
This in part is due to your high expectations of pupils’ work.

Extract from our last Ofsted report

Visit our Ofsted page for full information and visit our Results page for information about those.


Wraparound Care 

We realise the importance of offering wrap-around care to parents. 

We are pleased to offer Out of School Care before and after the school day for children at our school.
We have two sessions per day - 
Sunrise and Sunset - which are available for children aged 3 to 11.

Sunrise is open before school from 7.15am to 9am
Sunset is open after school until 6.30pm


You can book as many or as few sessions as you require and we offer the flexibility of ad-hoc bookings too. Find out more here.