Prospective Parents

We hope that you will find all the information that you need through the content and links on this page, but please feel free to contact us for more information. Please start by looking through our Prospective Parents Information 2020 – click ‘Download’ to begin.

Virtual Tour

Reception virtual tour

We have attached a virtual tour of our Reception learning environment: take a look here. We have one Teacher and one Early Years Practitioner in every class. Our Reception classes are based at our Early Years Centre on Brookscroft Road.

Year 1 virtual tour

This is our Year 1 learning environment. We have one Teacher and one Learning Support Assistant in every class.

Year 2 virtual tour

This is our Year 2 learning environment. We have one Teacher and one Learning Support Assistant in every class.

Year 1 and Year 2 are based at our Infant Site on Beresford Road.

Please click Parent Handbook Sept 2020 to view details.

Please click EYC-Handbook-Nov-2020 to view details.

Starting School – Reception 2021

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, they will be starting reception in primary school from September 2021.

How to apply for a Reception Place

The brochure Starting Primary School 2021 contains all the information you need to know about applying for a reception class place.   

The best way to apply is online, through the eAdmissions website.  The eAdmissions website opens on 1 September 2020 and the closing date is 15 January 2021.  If you apply after this date, your application will be considered as late.

You can download a guide explaining how to apply for your child’s school place online here. 

There are FAQs and guidance sheets to help you complete your online application on the eAdmissions website. If you are having a technical problem completing your application please email

If you are unable to apply online you can download the primary common application form. Instructions for how to submit your paper application are on the back of the application form.

If you have any further queries you can contact Chapel End Early Years Centre on 020 8527 9192 or Chapel End Infant School on 020 8527 1388 email 

National Offer Day

National Offer Day is 16 April 2021.  This is the day you will receive the results of your reception application, if you have applied by the closing date of 15 January 2021.

If you apply online by the closing date, an email with the outcome of your application will be sent to you on 16 April 2021. For paper applications received by the closing date, a letter will be posted to you first class on 16 April 2021.

Key dates 
15 January 2021                           Application closing date
16 April 2021            Offer day
30 April 2021             Acceptance deadline
17 May 2021            Appeal deadline