School Admissions

Admissions to Winterbourne Nursery and Infant School are handled through the London Borough of Croydon. For more information on how to  apply for a school place, please go to the Croydon LEA Website. Click on the link provided below to go there now:


For admission into Nursery please contact the School Office, where you can collect a Nursery Application form. Applications are open all year round.

If your child turns 3 years old before September 2021, your child can start in September.

If your child turns 3 years old between September and December, they can start Nursery in January.

If your child turns 3 between January and March, they can start Nursery in April.


All applications are processed by the school according to a strict criteria. You will be notified in February if your child has been offered a place to start in September. If your child is due to start in the January or April, the School Office will confirm when you will be notified of an offer of a place.

If your child is not given a place into our Nursery due to the high volume of applications or late application, your child will be placed on the waiting list and added to the next intake, if there is space. ​


Please refer to our School policies page to download a copy of our Admissions policy: