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 Applying for a Primary School Place (Reception September 2023)


If you have a child due to start school in September 2023 (whose date of birth falls between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019) you have from 4th November 2022 until 16th January 2023 to apply online for your child’s place at


Choosing a school for your child is one of the biggest decisions you will make for them and we know you will be desperate to choose the one that is right. We are here to help you every step of the way and to answer your questions. We would love to welcome you on a tour of the school and show you all that our lovely school has to offer your child.


We held our busy Open Days recently, but don't worry if you missed them,  please call the school office on 01227 272101 and we will be happy to show you around our lovely school.


Meanwhile, for a glimpse into our school and to see us in action please see the film below which we made when touring wasn't so easy due to the pandemic. The children loved helping to make the film! Mr Cooper, our Executive Headteacher, has also made a film of his usual welcome talk.


We wish you and your family well as you make this decision and hope to see you soon!

Our popular Robin Hood climbing frame has recently had a new safety surface installed and the children are really enjoying using it

Headteachers Presentation

This is "Headteachers Open day Presentation" by Swalecliffe Primary School.

Swalecliffe Tour

This is "Swalecliffe Tour" by Swalecliffe Primary School.

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements in the link at the bottom of this page.

Year 3 September 2023


If your child is looking for a junior place in September 2023, we can admit children at that point in their school career where space allows. We currently don't have places available this year, as it stands, but things can sometimes change. So, please call the office on 01227 272101 to book a tour to look around our lovely school. We are more than happy to answer any further questions you have. To add your child to our waiting list please complete the In Year Admission Form below.


In Year Admissions


For those of you who have children wishing to join our school, please contact the school office if you have any queries regarding places, would like to join our waiting list, or would like a tour of the school. As it stands, we have a few spaces in Year R, 1, 3 and 4. Meanwhile, please view our virtual tour to find out more about our lovely school.  We are more than happy to answer any further questions you have. 

Once you have decided that you would like a place at our school, please complete the In Year Admission Form below to add your child to our waiting list.


Before and After School Child Care


We are also pledging to ensure that we will always have the capacity to meet the breakfast and after school care that you may need through our excellent ABC on-site provider, so you can make your choice of school without that worry. If they ever say they can't arrange it, then we will sort the problem for you ourselves rest assured.