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Admission to School (Reception upwards)

Admissions to the School are managed through the Local Authority. To apply for a place at Snaresbrook Primary School you will need to complete the Admission application or an admission during the school year application  if your family have moved to the area and require an admission during the school year.  A place will be allocated by the London Borough of Redbridge to your child via email when a place is avaialble.

Admissions to Reception classes are managed through the Local Authority.There is no automatic right of entry to Reception for nursery pupils already attending the school and an application process is undertaken.  The application process begins on 1st September 2022 and closes on 15th January 2023.  National Offer Day is April 19th 2023.

All Reception pupils are admitted in the September of the academic year the child becomes 5 years. This can be a phased entry for parents who request this.

Please book on to one of our school tours before completing your Reception application.

The Tour dates for Autumn 2023 are listed below.  The tours are for parents of children who will be applying for Reception 2024

Tours are on Thursday mornings at 9:30am and usually last between 30 - 45 minutes.

To book a place please telephone the school office during school opening hours (from 11th September 2023) 8:30am - 4pm

Thursday 21st September 2023

Thursday 28th September 2023

Thursday 5th October 2023 - Fully Booked 

Thursday 12th October 2023 - Fully Booked 

Thursday 19th October 2023 - Fully Booked 

Thursday 9th November 2023 - Fully Booked 

Thursday 16th November 2023 - Fully Booked  

Thursday 23rd November 2023 - Fully Booked

Thursday 30th November 2023 - Fully Booked  

Thursday 7th December 2023 - Spaces available 

Thursday 11th January 2024 - Spaces available 


Applications for admissions (Reception upwards)

Lynton House

255 - 259 High Road



Click here for Pupil Admission information on the London Borough of Redbridge website


Admission to Nursery

Admissions to the Nursery are managed by the school. 

If you would like your child to be added to the Nursery waiting list at anytime. To ensure they are considered for the first wave of admissions, they must be on the waiting list before the 1st February in the year they are due to start.


We offer a range of options for our Nursery children including 30 hour funded and non-funded places:

Option 1: Daily three hour sessions 08:45-11:45 (15 hours) (5 mornings, term time only)
Option 2: Daily three hour session 12:30-15:30 (15 hours) (5 afternoons, term time only)
Option 3: Monday to Friday 08:45-15:30 (30 hours of Government funded Nursery education and 4 free hours of lunch time care) or (15 hours of Government funded Nursery education and 15 hours of paid for Nursery education and 4 free hours of lunch time care) (5 days, term time only)


The Nursery admissions form can be found below, please either print the form and bring it to the main office, or complete it electronically and email it back to the school via our admin email address: 


Admission to Nursery FAQs

When can I place my child on the Nursery waiting list?

You can place your child on the waiting list from birth. If you no longer need a Nursery place please contact the school office and ask them to remove your child’s details from the list.

When are Nursery places allocated?

We begin offering Nursery places in February. If you are offered a place, please respond to the office promptly to secure your place.

Can my child join the Nursery after September?

Places are offered as they become available, this may mean that a space is available mid-year but we do not reserve spaces.

What are the Nursery session times?

Morning sessions run from 08:45 to 11:45 Monday to Friday

Afternoon sessions run from 12:30 to 3:30 Monday to Friday

All day sessions run from 08:45 to 3:30 Monday to Friday

Is the Nursery open during school holidays?

We are a school based Nursery so are closed during school holidays.

Do you provide before and after Nursery provision?

There is a private breakfast club that operates on the school premises which Nursery aged children can attend but no after school club. 

If I am not eligible for free 30 hours provision can I pay for my child to attend fulltime?

Yes, you can pay for the additional time that your child spends in Nursery. We also accept many different types of childcare voucher. 

Can my child have a hot meal at lunchtime?

We do not cater for Nursery children’s lunches. All fulltime children must bring a packed lunch with them every day.

What are your settling in procedures?

Please read our settling in policy to learn about how we support your child to settle into Nursery.

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