Please find below the schools Admissions Policy, Supplementary Information Form and Priest's Declaration Form and our application form. Please read the policy closely, to ensure you have included all forms necessary to support your application. Forms should be returned to the school along with copies of your child's birth and baptism certificates.
RECEPTION SEPTEMBER 2020
If your child was born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016 they are eligible to start school in September 2020. The closing date for applications is 15th January 2020. Applications are made online via www.eadmissions.org.uk or www.kingston.gov.uk.
Schools admissions booklet can be found at www.kingston.gov.uk/downloads/download/217/primary_school_admissions_brochure
If St Joseph's Catholic Primary School is named as one of your choices, we require our own application and supplementary forms to be completed and returned to our school.
We are holding two open mornings for the Reception 2020 intake, these are Friday 25th October at 9.15a.m. and Tuesday 26th November at 2.15p.m.. Places can be booked on either session by contacting the school office.
Children are eligible to join Nursery the term after their third birthday. At St Joseph's we have two intakes, September and January. The closing date for Nursery admissions for September 2020/January 2021 is 8th March 2020.
Places will be offered to parents by letter before 3rd May 2020.
Further information on Nursery provision in the borough of Kingston can be found by clicking on the link: https://5f2fe3253cd1dfa0d089-bf8b2cdb6a1dc2999fecbc372702016c.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/uploads/ckeditor/attachments/4116/2018_2019__Nursery_education_booklet_Kingston.pdf
30 Hours Nursery Provision
From September 2017 the Government introduced an eligibility based additional 15 hours of free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds. This means that whilst 3 and 4 year old children have access to the universal 15 hours entitlement, some children will also be able to access an additional 15 hours, if their parent(s) meet the eligibility criteria.
For further details, please follow this link: https://www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/free-childcare-and-education-for-2-to-4-year-olds
At St Joseph's we offer a number of 30 hours places for eligible children, parents should indicate on the application form their interest in the extended hours. (Offers are made subject to availability) If you are offered a 30 hour place there will be a charge of £2.50 per day to cover the lunch period from 11.45-12.15p.m. which is in addition to the funded 30 hours. The charge will be billed every half term.
Our Open Morning for Nursery 2020 admittance is Friday 7th February 2020 at 9.00a.m. Places can be booked by contacting the school office.
Applications in year for a place at the school, must be made using the Royal Borough of Kingston In-Year application form (or the local authority where you live). Please telephone the School Admissions office on 020 8547 4610 to ask for a copy or you can download it from their website at http://www.kingston.gov.uk
In addition the St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Application and Supplementary Forms (available to download from the website) should be completed and returned to the school. The same criteria as listed in our Admissions Policy will be applied in the ranking process.
Parents may ask for their child’s name to be placed on a waiting list for a school place. The waiting list will be operated using the same criteria as detailed in the Admissions Policy. Placing a child on a waiting list does not guarantee that a place will become available. It is possible for a waiting list position to change if an application is received from another child who has a higher priority according to our admission criteria. The waiting list will be held until a place is no longer required.