Admissions

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 hold Open Mornings each Autumn Term in October/November and will post the dates here once confirmed.

We are happy to show prospective pupils and their parents/carers around our school at any time; 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 2013 and 31 August 2014, you can apply for a primary school reception year place for September 2018.

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 2018 and any supplementary forms to be received by Wandsworth Council was 15 January 2018.

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 posted the outcomes of applications on 17th April 2018.

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.

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.