Parents considering St John's Church of England Primary School as the school for their child are encouraged to visit the school and talk to the Headteacher.  It is advisable to contact the school to make an appointment on 01306 884506.

If there are more applicants than available places then the admissions policy sets out the order of priority in which places are allocated. Please see below for policy

September Reception Admissions 

Surrey County Council co-ordinates our admission for all applications to Reception children starting in September.  To apply, please contact Surrey Admissions - 

For a paper application form, please call 0300 200 1015.

In-Year admissions for Reception - Year 6 children

We co-ordinate our own in-year admissions. If you are interested in applying for a place at our Academy please complete our In-Year Admissions Form. CLICK HERE for in-year admission form to be submitted to our school office. 

Appeals Process

St John's use the Surrey Admission Appeal process which can be found at the following adress:

Procedure for admission to the Nursery

To apply for a place in the Nursery you must apply directly to the school using the Nursery Application Form (click here or available from the school office).  Children are admitted to the Nursery the term after their 3rd birthday. 

Nursery -  Universal Entitlement

St John’s Church of England Nursery operate during term time only, offering sessions to three and four year olds totaling 15 or 30 hours per week, depending on the eligibility of the child.  This means that children will be offered their universal entitlement over 5 morning, 5 afternoon, 2.5 days either at the beginning or end of the week.  For a child entitled to an additional 15 hours per week, the school will ‑identify which session is the child’s universal and which session is the extended entitlement.  Places for the additional 15 hours per week are limited and will be allocated in accordance with the admissions criteria set out below.

Nursery Free Early Education for Three Year Old Funding (FEET)

We admit children the term of their third birthday who meet the eligibility criteria to receive Free Early Education for three Year olds (FEET). Once children with FEET funding are placed on roll at nursery, they will be offered all 5 sessions totaling 15 hours.  They will be automatically entitled to take up a three year old place in our 3-4s nursery the term after their third birthday.

Nursery session times

We have capacity for 26 children in a session.  We offer 2 attendance models that offer children 15 hours a week free education (universal entitlement).

Attendance options are:​

  • Mornings - Monday to Friday 8.45am - 11.45am

  • Afternoons - Monday - Friday 12.30am - 3.30pm

  • 2.5 days - All day Monday and Tuesday (8.45am - 3.30pm) and Wednesday morning (8.45am - 11.45am)

  • 2.5 days - Wednesday afternoon (12.30pm - 3.30pm) and all day Thursday and Friday (8.45am - 3.30pm).

  • Full-time - Monday to Friday 08.45am - 3.30pm

Nursery - Additional 15 hours

We offer an additional FREE 15 hours (equalling 30 hours in total) if both parents are working (or the sole parent is working in a lone parent family), and each parent meets the earnings criteria listed overleaf. To receive the additional 15 hours, parents will need to fill in the government portal through the HMRC website. We will therefore offer the following sessions:


Nursery Sessions:



Full-time - Monday to Friday 8.45am - 3.30pm



2.5 days - All day Monday and Tuesday (8.45am - 3.30pm) and Wednesday morning (8.45am - 11.45am)



2.5 days - Wednesday afternoon (12.30pm - 3.30pm) and all day Thursday and Friday (8.45am - 3.30pm).



Mornings - Monday to Friday 8.45am - 11.45am



Afternoons - Monday - Friday 12.30pm - 3.30pm





Parents who do not meet the eligibility criteria are eligible for 15hours FREE entitlement (options 2 -5 above); they can also pay for additional hours so that their child can attend full time.



Parents will need to reconfirm their eligibility every three months to continue claiming the 15 additional hours. If parents no longer meet the criteria they will not be able to claim the additional 15 hours FREE provision; however they will be given the option to pay for the sessions at the rate below.


If you would like to discuss any of the above in detail, please see Mrs Fyson.


Yours sincerely,



Jacky Fyson

Acting Headteacher




Weekly Earnings Criteria