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Admission Information

Southville Primary School is a three form entry school; this means that each year group has 3 classes which have 30 pupils per class for a total of 90 children in each year group.

Our school Nursery has morning and afternoon sessions with 45 children each session.

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As we are a community school the local authority decides our admissions, you can contact the local authority to find out about these arrangments:

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These links will take you directly to the Hounslow admission pages:

It is reccomended that your read the eAdmissions Guidance Leaflet provided by Hounslow, before you apply for a place.

Contacting the admissions team:

If you do not live in the London Borough of Hounslow, you will need to apply through your own council. 

How to apply for Nursery? 

If you are interested in applying for a place at our Nursery; applications will be available from January onwards.

If this is the school of your choice, you need to complete the Application Form and return it to the school office or email us: Admissions@southville.hounslow.sch.uk
You can get an admission form by inquiring at the School Office about our nursery places, or downloading and printing/editing the leaflet below. 

Please remember to provide a copy of a recent council tax bill and your child's birth certificate with your application. You can bring in the originals and we will photocopy them.

In the meantime, if you would like to visit the school please do not hesitate to Contact Us and an appointment will be made to show you around. 

When can my child start Nursery? 

Date of Birth Start or transfer Apply Start Date Apply End Date
01/09/2016 - ​31/08/2017 Start Nursery September 2020 1 January 2020 3 May 2020
01/09/2017 - ​31/08/2018 Start Nursery September 2021 1 January 2021 3 May 2021
01/09/2018 - ​31/08/2019 Start Nursery September 2022 1 January 2022 3 May 2022
01/09/2019 - ​31/08/2020 Start Nursery September 2023 1 January 2022 3 May 2023

They can't be admitted before the school year in which they reach the age of four. 

Our Nursery currently offers free 15-hour places; Morning and afternoon, your childs placement will be disclosed when the places are allocated. 

We do not facilitate the 30 hour provisions.

How to apply for Reception onwards?

When can my child start Reception? 

Date of Birth Start or transfer Apply Start Date Apply End Date
01/09/2017 - ​31/08/2018 Start Reception September 2022 1 September 2021 15 January 2022
01/09/2018 - ​31/08/2019 Start Reception September 2023 1  September 2022 15 January 2023
01/09/2019 - 31/08/2020 Start Reception September 2024 1 September 2023 15 January 2024

Your child will start school in the September following their 4th birthday.

To apply for a place; you must apply online using Hounslow's eAdmissions, before 15th January 2020.

Key Dates
From 1st September 2022 You will be able to apply online at www.hounslow.gov.uk/admissions  
15th January 2023 Closing date for applications for reception class
17th April 2023 National Offer Day
2nd May 2023 Last day to accept or decline a place.
Late Applications

Submitting a late application greatly reduces your chance of getting a place at one of your preferred schools.  Late applications will be processed after the first allocation of places to on-time applicants on 16 April 2020. 

Admission Arrangements

We follow the London Borough of Hounslow's Selection and Over-Subscription criteria detailed in London Borough of Hounslow's Determined Admission Arrangments. (PDF's Below.)

Hounslow’s criteria on Priority Applications:

Children with a Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) that names the school will be allocated a place before any other allocations are made.
Further information can be found on page 55 of the Starting School in Hounslow Brochure.

1. Looked after or previously looked after children*

2. Exceptional Medical and Social Need*

3. Sibling*

4. Distance*

*Common definitions can be found on page 29 of the determined Admission Arrangements PDF

Calls to the school may be recorded for quality assurance, Data Protection and Child Safety Purposes.

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