Swaffield School

Admissions - Reception

Visit Swaffield

If you missed our Open Mornings, we'd be very happy to show you around Swaffield. Just get in touch with our School Office by phone or email and we'd be delighted to arrange your visit.  

Tel: 020 8874 2825

Email: swaffield@swaffield.wandsworth.sch.uk  

What is Swaffield School Like?

Visit our Welcome page to watch our school video and get a taste of our wonderful school.

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 Swaffield's OFSTED Report 2020

Visit our Ofsted page for full information and visit our Results page for information about those.

You can also find out more about life at Swaffield by taking a look at some of our recent newsletters. 

“Both of my children have really flourished at Swaffield.
It’s given them an excellent educational foundation which has helped them
secure places at Emanuel School, including an academic scholarship.”

Comment from a Year 5 Parent 2022

Reception Places for September 2022

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. 
If your child was born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 you
can apply for a primary school reception year place for September 2022.

 Applications should be made via Wandsworth Council.
The deadline was Saturday 15th January 2022. 

Admissions Criteria

Wandsworth Council sets the admissions criteria for Reception places; please read the 'Choose A Wandsworth Primary School' booklet for full information about the admissions process and admission arrangements for Wandsworth Primary Schools for September 2022.

How to Apply for a Reception Place

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 2022 and any supplementary forms to be received by Wandsworth Council was 15th January 2022.

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 about Reception Places?

Wandsworth Council will post the outcomes of applications for Reception places on 19th April 2022.

Primary School Admissions Appeals Timetable 

Appeals resulting from transfer applications for admission to Reception for Wandsworth primary schools (or to Year 3 at Honeywell Junior School) for September 2022 are handled by Wandsworth Council and will be heard according to the timetable:

Appeals lodged after 18th May 2022 will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of the appeal being received, whichever is the later date.

Please visit the Wandsworth Council website here for further information.


Wraparound Care

We realise the importance of offering wrap-around care to parents and are pleased to offer Out of School Care before and after the school day for children at our school.

We have two sessions per day - Sunrise and Sunset - which 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

You can book as many or as few sessions as you require and we offer the flexibility of ad-hoc bookings too. Find out more here.