Admissions - Nursery
If your child was born between 1st September 2018 and 31st December 2018 you can apply for a place to start in January 2022. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit to Swaffield; we'd be very happy to show you and your child around the school.
Please get in touch with the School Office:
Phone: 020 8874 2825
WHAT IS SWAFFIELD SCHOOL LIKE?
Visit our Welcome page to see our school video and get a taste of our wonderful school.
You can also find out more about life at Swaffield by taking a look at some of our recent newsletters.
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 our last Ofsted report (January 2020)
Nursery Place Applications for September 2022
Applications for a Nursery place should be made direct to us at Swaffield.
The deadline for applications for a September 2022 start is Friday 4th February 2021.
Children are admitted into the Nursery when they are three years old. If your child was born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019 you can apply for a September 2022 start.
Nursery Place Options From September 2022
We offer part-time places and full time places.
part-time places are two full days plus one half day.
All families in England with 3 and 4-year-old children are eligible for 15 hours of free childcare or early education for 38 weeks:
Option 1: Mon/Tues 9:00am to 3:10pm Wed 9:00am to 11:30am
Option 2: Wed 12:40pm to 3:10pm Thurs/Fri 9:00am to 3:10pm
FULL TIME NURSERY PLACES
We offer full-time places as follows:
Option 3: Full-Time HMRC 30 hours Funded
Option 4: Full-Time with 15 hours Fee Top-Up
Full time places in Nursery are offered on the following criteria (as set by the government):
- Each parent (or the sole parent in a single parent family) will need to earn, on average, the equivalent of 16 hours on the national minimum wage per week, and no more than £100,000 per year.
- A family with an annual household income of £199,998 would be eligible if each parent earns just under £100,000.
- Self-employed parents and parents on zero-hours contracts will be eligible if they meet the average earnings threshold.
- If further full-time places are available, these may be offered to parents who wish to pay the fee for the additional hours (Option 4).
Check whether you qualify
You can check whether you are eligible for the government's 30 hours free childcare by visiting their website https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/
When Will You Hear about Nursery Places?
We will inform parents of the outcomes of applications for Nursery places for September 2022 at the end of March 2022.
Find our more about how Nursery places are allocated at Swaffield by reading our Admissions Policy for Nursery Places for September 2022
You can find out more about Early Years Education in Wandsworth here (please note, this is last year's booklet as we are waiting for this year's booklet):
We realise the importance of offering wrap-around care to parents.
We are pleased to offer Out of School Care before and after the school day for children at our school. Find out more here.
Sunrise and Sunset are available for children aged 3 to 11.
Sunrise is open before school from 7.15am to 9am
Sunset is open after school until 6.30pm