Welcome to St. Peter's Primary School

Starting School in September 2024

If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 you MUST apply by 15 January 2024 for a primary school place.  eAdmissions will open for applications in September 2023.  National offer day is 16 April 2024 and parents will be able to view the results of their application online in their eAdmissions account. 

If you are not sure when your child is due to start primary school, then you can use this handy calculator.

We are holding Open Days for Prospective Parents on the following dates, during which there will be a talk by the Co-Headteachers and a tour of the school.  Once you have decided which date you would like, please phone the school to book your place on 020 8688 5414. Please note that these visits are for parents only.  Please therefore make alternative child-care arrangements for your children. 

Tuesday 3 October 9.30 - 10.30 am

Tuesday 17 October 9.30 - 10.30 am 

Thursday 19 October 9.30 - 10.30 am

Thursday 2 November 9.30 - 10.30 am

Thursday 16 November 9.30 - 10.30 am

Thursday 11 January 2024 9.30 - 10.30 am


Admissions leaflet

You can view our school prospectus here.

Information about how to apply for a school place can be found here:

Letter to parents

Apply for a Primary School Place

Croydon Primary School Prospectus



St Peter's Primary Ratified Admissions Criteria for 2023 entry

St Peter's Primary Ratified Admissions Criteria for 2024 entry

To find your nearest primary schools and measure the distance between your home and the school click here.

For information:

Furthest straight line distance for 2020 intake - 0.626 miles

Furthest straight line distance for 2021 intake - 1.052 miles

Furthest straight line distance for 2022 intake - 0.683 miles

Furthest straight line distance for 2023 intake - 2.694 miles



If you are requesting priority of admission on medical grounds (see our ratified admissions criteria) you must complete this form and return it to the school along with supporting evidence from your GP or Consulant. Applicants who request priority of admission on medical grounds to St Peter’s Primary School will not be advised of the outcome until after national offer day.

Medical Application Form



Admission outside of Normal Year Group

Please read the information in the link above carefully if you are considering making an application for admission outside of their normal year group for your child.  The advice for parents of summer born children in the link below may also be of interest.



Advice for parents of summer born children

Please read the information in the link above if you are considering delaying your child’s admission to school until the September after their 5th birthday.



To make an application for a place in any year group during the academic year (an in-year admission) click on the link below.  Once an application for an in-year place has been make, children will be placed on their relevant year group waiting list according to our published admissions criteria.  Our waiting lists are maintained by Croydon Council School Admissions.  Children on waiting lists are ranked according to the priority they have under our published admissions criteria.  Waiting lists do not operate on a 'first come first served' basis; if new applicants have a higher priority, they will be ranked higher than those who have been on the list for some time.

Primary School In-year Admission Guidance

Primary School In-year Prospectus



We do not have a nursery attached to St Peter's Primary School.  You can find out information about Nursery and Pre-Schools here.

Croydon Nursery and Pre-schools

You can also search for childcare providers such as childminders here.

Family Space Croydon