St Thomas' CE Primary School

St Clement & St James CE Primary School

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St Clement & St James Admissions


Finding a school place for your child is a huge decision that is not taken lightly by parents. We therefore encourage prospective parents to visit our school so you have all the information you need.  If you would like to visit the school, please phone our office on 020 7603 9225 or send an email to: to book an appointment.

We look forward to welcoming you.



  • Friday 23 September @ 9.30am
  • Wednesday 28 September @ 9.30am
  • Wednesday 5 October @ 9.30am
  • Thursday 13 October @ 9.30am
  • Wednesday 19 October @ 9.30am
  • Thursday 3 November @ 9.30am
  • Thursday 10 November @ 9.30am
  • Thursday 17 November @ 9.30am
  • Thursday 24 November @ 9.30am
  • Thursday 12 January @ 9.30am



Reception 2023 Admissions


There are 30 places in Reception class. Parents wishing to apply for a Reception place must complete the Reception Place Common Application Form for the borough in which you reside and return it to the admissions team in your home Local Authority. If, after considering our Admissions criteria and you have a Christian religious affiliation that will support your child’s application, you must also complete our Supplementary Information Form and return it to the school office by the closing date which is the 15th January 2023. Places will be allocated in line with our published admissions criteria. Please read our Admissions Policy which gives details of our admissions criteria for the academic year 2021/22.

Nursery Places


We have places available in our current Nursery class!

We have 24 places in our Nursery class and admit children in the September (or January, if places are available) after their third birthday. Parents wishing to apply for a nursery place should complete the Nursery Application Form and return it to the school office. Places will be allocated in line with our published admissions criteria. 

All children are entitled to 15 hours free nursery care. You may be entitled to a government childcare voucher for an additional 15 hours, which can be used at the school. Please visit WWW.CHILDCARECHOICES.GOV.UK

Full-time places are available from 9:00 am to 3:15 pm during term-time. If your child is not eligible for the additional 15 hours, top-up fees can be paid. Please speak to the school staff for more information about this.

Part-time places are also available, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon each day during term-time.

We have a gradual start for children in September; other than that, Nursery’s term dates are the same as for other classes.

In-Year Admissions


There are 30 places in each year group from Years 1 to 6. Parents must apply to the local authority at the town hall.


If, after considering our Admissions criteria and you have a Christian religious affiliation that will support your child’s application, you must also complete our SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FORM and return it to the school office. If a place is not available at the time of application, we will ask you if you wish us to keep your application form in the event that a place later becomes available. 

Determined Admission Arrangements Notice 2023/24


In accordance with Regulation 17 of the School Admissions Regulations 2012, admission arrangements must be formally determined by the responsible admission authority.

The Governing Body of St Clement and St James CE Primary School hereby formally determine the admission arrangements for the academic year of entry 2020/21.

Admission Arrangements


In accordance with  Regulation 21 of the Regulations and Section 88 of the SSFA 1998,  any person or body who considered that any maintained school or Academy’s arrangements are unlawful, or not compliant with the Code or relevant law relating to admissions, can make an objection to the Schools Adjudicator.