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Admissions - Reception


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 Swaffield's OFSTED Report 2020

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

You can also find out more about life at Swaffield by taking a look at some of our recent newsletters. 

Reception places for September 2021

If you have any questions relating to Reception places for September 2021, please get in touch with via our School Office:

Email: swaffield@swaffield.wandsworth.sch.uk 

Call: 020 8874 2825

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.

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 you can apply for a primary school reception year place for September 2021.

Applications should be made via Wandsworth Council.
The deadline was Friday 15th January 2021. 

Admissions Criteria

Wandsworth Council sets the admissions criteria for Reception places; 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 2021.

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 2021 and any supplementary forms to be received by Wandsworth Council is 15th January 2021.

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 2021.


Wraparound Care At Swaffield School 

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.