“St. Michael’s Church of England School, established upon Christian foundations and living out the Christian faith, is committed to providing every child with an excellent education.”

Reception ADMISSIONS

Reception Admissions

The Board of Governors, who are responsible for admissions to this Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School admit 60 children into reception each September.

Parents of applicants are welcome to visit the School by prior arrangement during the year before admission. The meetings take place on a Monday. The dates are listed below. Please contact the school to book a place.

Please click on the link to see when to apply: When to apply for Nursery and Reception places

Please note: It is important to note that transition into the main school from Mini St. Mikes is not automatic and you do have to reapply under normal Reception intake regulations by submitting an online application to the Local Authority.


Admissions Policy 2023-2024 Entry Into Reception (For September 2023 intake)

The policy for admissions in September 2023 onwards, as determined by the Board of Governors, is available to download by clicking on the link below along with the Church supplementary form.

The Board of Governors, who are responsible for admissions to this Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School admit 60 children into reception each September.

Prospective parents should contact the school office to obtain the application procedures and timetable before making an application for a place at the school.

Parents of applicants are welcome to visit the School by prior arrangement during the year before admission. Please contact the school to book a place. Further dates can be viewed on the school calendar and below.


Please note

The closing date for all applications is the 15th January 2023. As this is a Sunday and the school will be closed , all supplementary Church forms must still be in by this date. If there are forms to be submitted on the Sunday 15th, forms can be scanned and sent in using the info@stmichaels.wandsworth.sch.uk email in order to make the deadline and then the original brought in on the Monday 16th..

Wandsworth: Apply for a Primary School Place: Guidance

When parents are applying for a place in our reception class we strongly advise parents to also refer to the Local Authority website which provides a step by step process for the online application. The Local Authority 'Choose a Wandsworth Primary School' booklet is also published here and it is imperative that parents note the information entitled 'Applying for places - step by step'. Parents should note 'Step 4: Completing the application form' paying particular note to addresses uses. There is also information relating to the national offer day in April. Please note the closing date for all applications for 2023 entry is January 15th 2023.

Prospective Parent Meetings for joining St Michael’s School in Reception (September 2023 intake)

When: Monday mornings by appointment only. If your child is due to start school in September 2023 you can phone to book an appointment to tour the school. Please contact the school to book a place at one of these meetings.

Time: 9.30am talk with the Headteacher (Ann-Marie Grant) followed by a tour of the school by one of our Pupil Ambassadors.


Pre-Visit Taster Information Electronic Pack

Before parents come for the visit, an email is sent out to those who will be attending on the Monday with a voice over slide presentation from the Headteacher about the school and the admissions process. In addition to this, there is an information overview of the key points to read on our website so that prospective parents have a 'taster' of the school before visiting. We hope this gives a detailed view of the school.

Prospective Parent Meeting Dates - all at 9:30 unless indicated

Dates for visits for children starting in September 2023

  • The final visit date for September 2023 entry is Monday 9th January 2023 (9:30am)


Dates for visits for children starting in September 2024

  • Thursday 14th September 2023 (9:00am)

  • Thursday 21st September 2023 (9:00am)

  • Thursday 28th September 2023 (9:00am)

  • Thursday 5th October 2023 (9:00am)

  • Thursday 12th October 2023 (9:00am)

  • Thursday 19th October 2023 (9:00am)

  • Thursday 2nd November 2023 (9:00am)

  • Thursday 9th November 2023 (9:00am)

  • Thursday 16th November 2023 (9:00am)

  • Thursday 23rd November 2023 (9:00am)

  • Thursday 30th November 2023 (9:00am)

  • The final visit date for September 2024 entry is Thursday 11th January 2024 (9:00am)


A copy of the present Admissions Code can be downloaded at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-admissions-code–2. Please see paragraphs 2.16-2.17 on pages 24-25 for the relevant guidance.


Please note: If a child with an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP) is placed in the school by the Local Authority before the normal admissions round, the number of places available to other applicants will be reduced.