Keston Primary School proposed Admissions Policy 2020/2021

Admission to the Nursery

Children enter the Nursery in September of the school year in which they will be 4 years old.

There are 52 part-time places available in the Nursery. Children attend for 3 hours each morning. Each class has up to 26 children with a teacher and a teaching assistant.

Places are allocated to children according to the following criteria:

  • Children being of aged 3+
  • Vacancies existing in a class
  • Social and/or educational need as identified by an appropriate agency. (e.g. social worker, G.P. Health Visitor, other education service)
  • Siblings of children already in the school.
  • Proximity to the school.

To be considered for a place, parents should apply directly to the school by 31st January; places cannot be guaranteed. Please click on the link below for application forms which should then be emailed to the school office on

Nursery Application Form

Parents of children who are allocated a place will be notified by the end of March.

Entry to the nursery does not guarantee a place at Keston Primary School .

Additional Nursery Provision

A sessional care facility runs from the end of the nursery session at 12 pm until the end of the school day; this facility is available for up to 24 of the children who are registered at the nursery.  There is a charge for sessional care.

Please click on the links below for additional details and the registration form:

Sessional Care Form

Sessional Care Guidelines

If you wish to allocate an additional day then please see the school office


Admission to Keston Primary School

The children enter the school full time during the autumn term of the academic year in which they will be five years old.

All applications for the school are processed by the Local Authority(LA)  and not directly with the school.

Please see attached admission arrangements for 2016/2017 for Croydon Schools

Admissions 2016/17

Determined Admissions criteria 2016/2017

Determined Admissions criteria 2017/2018

Please contact the LA via the website:


In Year Admissions

Occasionally spaces are available in year groups other than Reception.  Please contact the office to enquire about available places.

In year admissions are also processed by the LA:



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