Joining us in 2018/2019

Many parents are looking for places either for an immediate start or as soon as possible thereafter. Registrations are being made by parents of children due to join in 2018 and 2019, and early registration is highly advised.  To register, download the Registration Form below and send it to the School Office with your registration fee of £40.

Please do contact Miss Melonie Hopwood, our Admissions Registrar, on 020 8508 3517 or by email to admissions@oaklandsschool.co.uk to discuss the procedures for joining our school.

The timeline for families looking to join us in September 2018 for the next academic year is as follows:

Ages 2½ to 3 (Lower Kindergarten)

  • Taster sessions will take place during the weeks beginning 15 January 2018, 22 January 2018 and 29 January 2018 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us.
  • Taster sessions will last for between 40 and 60 minutes, and will mainly consist of informal play-based activities observed by members of the Early Years team.
  • Offers will be sent to families during the week beginning 12 February 2018.
  • Acceptances should be returned by Wednesday 28 February 2018, after which point offers will be sent to the next children on our list.

Ages 3½ to 4 (Upper Kindergarten)

  • Taster sessions will take place during the weeks beginning 6 November 2017, 13 November 2017 and 20 November 2017 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us.
  • Taster sessions will last for around 60 minutes and will mainly consist of informal play-based activities, with some more focused tasks observed by members of the Early Years team.
  • Offers will be sent to families during the week beginning 27 November 2017.
  • Acceptances should be returned by Monday 11 December 2017, after which point offers will be sent to the next children on the list.

Ages 4½ to 5 (Reception)

  • Taster sessions will take place during the weeks beginning 6 November 2017, 13 November 2017 and 20 November 2017 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us.
  • Taster sessions will last for between 60 and 70 minutes and will mainly consist of informal activities, with some more focused tasks observed by members of the Early Years team.
  • Offers will be sent to families during the week beginning 27 November 2017.
  • Acceptances should be returned by Wednesday 10 January 2018, after which point offers will be sent to the next children on the waiting list.

Ages 5½ (Year 1) to 9½ (Year 5)

  • Children will be invited to spend a long morning in school at a mutually convenient time.
  • The morning will include formal academic assessments in English, Maths and Non-Verbal Reasoning, with additional informal classroom observations.
  • Offers will be sent if children successfully pass our entrance criteria.
  • Acceptances should be returned within 2 weeks of receipt of the offer.

Places occasionally become available during the academic year if families relocate. Please do contact us to register your interest either for the start of an academic year or if you would like to join us part-way through.

For further details please see the Admissions Procedures page.