Admissions

Open Mornings for Prospective Pupils and their Parents

We have two Open Mornings this term. They start with a welcome from the Head Teacher at 9.15am and are followed by tours of the school with our pupils, performances, clubs showcase and a chance to ask pupils, teachers, our Head Teacher, and other staff questions. Join us on: 

Wednesday 7th November - starts at 9.15am

Wednesday 28th November - starts at 9.15am

Please call us on 020 8874 2825 or email swaffield@swaffield.wandsworth.sch.uk to book 

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

We are also happy to show prospective pupils and their parents/carers around our school on Thursday mornings; please contact the school to arrange your visit.

Are You Looking For A Primary School That Offers...

  • High standards
  • A reputation for being a welcoming and caring establishment
  • A commitment to provide a broad and balanced education accessible to all pupils
  • High quality teaching that ensures all curriculum subjects are fully covered
    and is 'In a Class of its Own'?

You Are? Contact Us to Arrange a Visit 

Please contact the School Office on 020 8874 2825 where a member of staff will answer the phone and be happy to arrange a visit to Swaffield.
We are very happy to show prospective parents around our school and we hold tours, by appointment, on Thursday mornings at 9am. Please contact the School Office to book.

Alternatively, you can e-mail us to book a visit swaffield@swaffield.wandsworth.sch.uk

Please also take a look at our Welcome & Video page where you can read our Headteacher's welcome and also view our video which will give you a taste of life at Swaffield School. 

Open Mornings for Prospective Pupils and their Parents

We have two Open Mornings this term. They start with a welcome from the Head Teacher at 9.15am and are followed by tours of the school: 

Wednesday 7th November - starts at 9.15am

Wednesday 28th November - starts at 9.15am

Please call us on 020 8874 2825 or email swaffield@swaffield.wandsworth.sch.uk to book 

 

We are also happy to show prospective pupils and their parents/carers around our school on Thursday mornings; please contact the school to arrange your visit.

Admissions Procedure

You can find out more about Swaffield School by visiting us and by reading our prospectus.

Copies are given at our Open Mornings and on school visits.

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 2016 Ofsted report

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

Reception Places

Who Is Eligible?

 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. Wandsworth Council sets the admission criteria and you Read the 'Choose a Wandsworth Primary School' booklet for full information about the admissions process and admission arrangements for each school.

If your child was born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015, you can apply for a primary school reception year place for September 2019.

How to Apply

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 2019 and any supplementary forms to be received by Wandsworth Council is 19 January 2019.

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?

Wandsworth Council will post the outcomes of applications for Reception places on 16th April 2019. /docs/Admissions/Admissions/Choose_a_Wandsworth_Primary_School_September_2019_entry.pdf

Nursery Places

Children are admitted into the Nursery when they are three years old, if there is a vacancy.

You can read and download our Admissions Criteria for Nursery Places for September 2018 here. This is currently being updated for places for September 2019.

Applications for a place in our Nursery are made through the school and priority is given to siblings.

How to Apply & Deadline for Applications

The deadline for applying for a Nursery place for September 2018 was 9th February 2018.
Please contact us if you would like to make a late application or if you have any queries in relation to applying for a Nursery place.

DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM FOR SWAFFIELD NURSERY in PDF format or
DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM FOR SWAFFIELD NURSERY as a WORD document.

OTHER YEAR GROUPS

We welcome admissions in other year groups, subject to availability, and would recommend a visit prior to application through Wandsworth Children's Services.

The school provides partial access for pupils with disabilities. This includes access to a disabled toilet and to the ground floor of the main school building with classrooms from Nursery to Year 1. The school's Accessibility Plan and policies on Equal Opportunities and Special Educational Needs & Disability provision are available under the Policies Section of this website. The governing body reviews these regularly.