Click on the links below to view our admissions policies for Nursery and Reception.





Click on the links below to view our admissions policies for Nursery and Reception.




Applications to Atwood Primary Academy


Applications for a place in Reception should be completed online via Croydon Council's Primary Admissions Department.

If you have any queries about your child's application, please contact Croydon Council directly on 0208 726 6400.

For more information please see



Atwood Primary Academy manages its own admissions for Nursery, based on the same criteria that Croydon Council uses for its Reception admissions. To apply for a place, you should complete a copy of the form below and return it to the school office, along with a copy of your child's birth certificate and a utility bill with your address, dating from within the last 3 months.

Nursery Application Form September 2019

Nursery Application Form September 2020



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Ofsted Report

Our latest Ofsted report (2008) is available by clicking here.

View our Ofsted Monitoring Inspection Report (June 2016).


schools' admissions code

Schools Admissions Code (2014)


Schools Admissions Appeals Code (February 2012)


Appealing an Admission Decision

Appeals are handled by Croydon Council. For more information, visit:


Appeals Timetable

Appeal Code 2012

London Borough of Croydon Community Schools Primary admission appeals to be heard between 10 June 2019 and 23 July 2019

a) Deadline for Lodging Appeals: 21 May 2019

Appeal forms received within the deadline (21 May 2019) will be heard between 10 June and 23 July 2019 (i.e. within 40 school days of the deadline).

b) appellants will receive at least 10 school days notice of their appeal hearing date.

c) appellants must submit their additional evidence and the admission authority to submit their evidence at least 12 school days prior to the hearing date.

d) wherever possible decision letters will be sent to appellants within 5 school days of the hearing, or, where multiple appeals for a school are heard on more than one day, within 5 school days of the last hearing day for that school.

Notice date: 22 January 2019