Kingston Council has determined the admission arrangements for community schools, in-year admissions and the co-ordinated primary and secondary admissions schemes for 2024/2025. All information can be found on the Kingston Council Website. If you are looking to apply to a Primary School in Kingston in 2024 – the full process is explained in the Primary School Admissions Brochure for 2024 below.
Achieving for Children (AfC) will shortly be merging the Kingston and Richmond school admissions pages – which can be found here
Please note that all applications for entry into Reception 2024 need to be submitted by January 15th 2024. Kingston council recommend that you apply online if possible. However, if you are unable to do so please contact the admissions team by email at email@example.com and they will offer you an alternative way to apply.
If you live in the borough and would like to apply for a school place, please use the eAdmissions online application. If you don’t live in the borough and wish to apply for a Kingston borough school you need to use your own Council’s method of applying.
Applying for a Nursery place
Achieving for Children (a not-for-profit company providing children’s services for Kingston and Richmond Councils) provides full information about the different types of nursery education available as well as when and how to apply for a nursery place – click here to open in a new window. Applications for Lovelace Primary School are dealt with according to the guidance set out on their website.
Starting Nursery in September 2024
Children born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020.
To apply for a nursery place at Lovelace Primary School, contact us directly on 0208 397 3265 for an application form.
The closing date for Nursery applications is Friday 1st March 2024.
Results of Nursery Applications will be sent out in early May 2024
Due to the range of child care needs of parents within the nursery, and the increasing demands on working parents, we are pleased to offer the following 2 options in addition to the above universal offer of 15 free hours of nursery education.
Funded Full Time Places (30-hour entitlement) for 3–4-year-olds – 8.45am-2.45pm
An option of an additional 2.5 hours a week (Paid) for 3–4-year-olds until 3.15pm
Paid Full Time Places for (35 hours) 3–4-year-olds
For further details of the different nursery place options available, please contact our office team
The latest information supplied by Kingston on the allocation of primary school places for the last 3 years can be found in the document below. Should you wish to see the full document of allocation of school places for the last 3 years, it can be found on Kingston Council’s website.