Applications for Reception 2019-20

The Admissions Policy for the 2020-21 academic year can be found on our policies page.

Applications for Reception 2020 opened in September 2019.

We run school tours of our infant site during October 2019; these are the dates scheduled: Thursday 10th Oct at 9.15am & 10am; Monday 14th October at 9.15am & 10am; Friday 18th October at 9.15 & 10am; and Friday 25th October at 9.15 & 10am. If you wish to join a tour, please contact our Admissions Officer by email  Visits at other times can be made by arrangement.

When you apply, you will need to complete the local authority’s Common Application form online at This applies even if you already have an older child at St Mary’s.

How school places have been allocated in the past three years can be found here: St Mary’s Reception Allocations

Church places 2020-21

If you wish to apply for one of our 24 Foundation (i.e. Church) places, you will need, in addition to completing the Common Application Form, to download and complete a Supplementary Information Form relating to Church attendance and involvement here.  This must be completed and signed by your parish priest or minister and a paper copy returned to the school along with a Baptismal certificate.

Please note that while families attending St Mary’s Church are automatically eligible to apply for a Foundation place, those attending all other churches will need to live within the Parish Boundary to be eligible for admission under the Foundation criteria. Please refer to our Parish Boundary Map for details of the catchment area.

In-year admissions (current academic year to July 2019)

If your child is currently in Reception – Year 6 and you wish to inquire about current vacancies at St Mary’s please refer to our 2019-20 Admissions policy on our policies page.

You will first need to contact Richmond School Admissions and complete their application form before joining our waiting list. They can be contacted on 020 8547 5569 or Further information is available and their application form is available on their website.