Open Day – Tuesday 9th November

Our Open Day for new reception parents will be held on Tuesday 9th November.

Morning session –  Parents are invited to arrive anytime between 9.30 am – 11.30 am for a tour of the school.  The Principal’s presentation will commence at 9.30 am.

Afternoon session – Parents are invited to arrive anytime between 1.30 pm until 2.30 pm for a tour of the school.   The Principal’s presentation will be at 1.30 pm.

You do not need to contact us to book an appointment as no bookings are required.



Please click below to watch our Virtual Open Day video with our Year 6 guides.

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements here.

All admissions for Kenley Primary School are managed by Croydon Council.  Please contact them on 0208 726 6400 for further details or you can click on the link below to apply online.  The admission number at Kenley Primary School is 30 children per year group.

If you need help completing your online application, please email and someone will contact you to talk you through the application process. If you have any additional queries please contact School Admissions at or by telephone on 020 8726 6400.

Application for Reception

Application for Reception places at Kenley Primary School are made through the local authority in which you reside. All applications are made online. You will need to create an account by using the following link then follow the guidelines.

Admissions must be submitted by 15th January 2022. National Offers day is 19th April 2022. You will receive an offer of a Reception place directly from the Local Authority in which you live.

If you have been offered a place at Kenley Primary School:

Congratulations! You must accept or decline the place through your local authority by 4th May 2022.

If you have not been offered a place at Kenley Primary School:

We hope you are happy with the school that you have been offered. If, however, you wish to appeal the decision not to offer a place at Kenley Primary School, please see information here on how to submit an appeal for a place in Reception.  The appeal form can be found here

Please note Kenley Primary School is unable to answer any queries about the waiting list until the list is received from the local authority at the end of April 2022.

We encourage all parents to visit our school before making a final decision and applying for a place. We hold Open Mornings during the Autumn Term. Keep a look out on our website for the date.​

Croydon Schools Admission Info

In-year Admissions

In-year admissions

In-year admissions are managed by Croydon Council and information to access this can be found on the link below.

If you wish to appeal against the decision not to offer a place in Years R-6, please contact the Governance Manager at The Collegiate Trust for an appeals form.  You will need to set out the grounds for your appeal.  Forms submitted without this information will not be accepted.

Primary School In-Year Admissions – Step by Step Guide