Joining us in 2021/2022

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 2021 and 2022, and early registration is highly advised.  To register, complete our Online Registration Form. This requires a non-refundable deposit payment of £50.

Please 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 during the academic year September 2021 to July 2022 is as follows:

Ages 2½ to 3 (Lower Kindergarten)

  • Taster sessions will take place in January 2021 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us to start during the academic year September 2021 to July 2022. Offers will be sent to families in February 2021.
  • Taster sessions will last for between 30 and 40 minutes, and will mainly consist of informal play-based activities observed by members of the Early Years team.

Ages 3½ to 4 (Upper Kindergarten)

  • Taster sessions will take place in October/November 2020 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us to start in September 2021. Offers will be sent to families on 27 November 2020, with the deadline for acceptances on Friday 8 January 2021.
  • Taster sessions will last for around 45 minutes and will mainly consist of informal play-based activities, with some more focused tasks observed by members of the Early Years team.

Ages 4½ to 5 (Reception)

  • Taster sessions will take place in October/November 2020 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us to start in September 2021. Offers will be sent to families on 4 December 2020, with the deadline for acceptances on Friday  8 January 2021.
  • Taster sessions will last for around 45 minutes and will consist of informal activities, with some more focused tasks observed by members of the Early Years team.

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.

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.

Complete our Online Registration Form here.